Drier

  • 1 Drier — Dri er, n. 1. One who, or that which, dries; that which may expel or absorb moisture; a desiccative; as, the sun and a northwesterly wind are great driers of the earth. [1913 Webster] 2. (Paint.) Drying oil; a substance mingled with the oil used… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Drier — Dri er, compar., Driest Dri est, superl., of {Dry}, a. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 drier — comparative of DRY …

    Medical dictionary

  • 4 drier — see DRY (Cf. dry) (v.) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 drier — drier, driest, drily are the comparative (= more dry) and superlative (= most dry) forms, and the adverb form, of dry …

    Modern English usage

  • 6 drier — [drī′ər] n. 1. a substance added to paint, varnish, etc. to make it dry fast 2. DRYER adj. compar. of DRY …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 drier — [1] A dehumidifier. [2] A drying oven. [3] Substance or device used to remove moisture from a refrigeration system. [4] A device located in the liquid line, contains desiccant to absorb moisture from the system. Usually combined with the receiver …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 8 Drier — Dry Dry (dr[imac]), a. [Compar. {Drier}; superl. {Driest}.] [OE. dru[yogh]e, druye, drie, AS. dryge; akin to LG. dr[ o]ge, D. droog, OHG. trucchan, G. trocken, Icel. draugr a dry log. Cf. {Drought}, {Drouth}, 3d {Drug}.] 1. Free from moisture;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 drier — Synonyms and related words: air brush, art paper, brush, camera lucida, camera obscura, canvas, chalk, charcoal, chromogen, clothes drier, coat, coat of paint, coating, color, color filter, color gelatin, colorant, coloring, crayon, dead color,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 10 drier —  , dryer  Drier is the condition of being more dry; a dryer is an appliance for drying clothes or hair …

    Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • 11 drier — džiovykla statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Džiovinimo įrenginys. atitikmenys: angl. drier; dryer rus. сушилка; сушильная печь …

    Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 12 drier — sikatyvas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Pokosto, aliejinių lakų ir dažų džiūvimą greitinanti medžiaga. atitikmenys: angl. drier; dryer; siccative rus. сиккатив …

    Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 13 drier — džioviklis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. dehydrator; drier; dryer vok. Trockenmittel, n; Trockenstoff, m rus. сушильное вещество, n pranc. desséchant, m; déshydratant, m; déshydrateur, m …

    Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • 14 drier — džiovintuvas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. drier vok. Trockner, m rus. сушитель, m pranc. étuve, f …

    Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • 15 drier — I. comparative of dry II. noun or dryer Date: 1528 1. something that extracts or absorbs moisture 2. a substance that accelerates drying (as of oils, paints, and printing inks) 3. (usually dryer) a device for drying …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 16 drier — drier1 /druy euhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that dries. 2. any substance added to paints, varnishes, printing inks, etc., to make them dry quickly. 3. dryer (def. 1). [1300 50; ME dreyere (as surname). See DRY, ER1] drier2 /druy euhr/, adj.… …

    Universalium

  • 17 drier — noun a) Any substance that accelerates drying. b) Catalyst used to promote the drying of paints and varnishes by oxidative crosslinking …

    Wiktionary

  • 18 drier — dri|er [ˈdraıə US ər] n another spelling of ↑dryer …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 drier — dri|er [ draır ] another spelling of dryer …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 drier — [[t]dra͟ɪ͟ə(r)[/t]] see , dryer …

    English dictionary