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  • 1Dry — Dry, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dried}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Drying}.] [AS. drygan; cf. drugian to grow dry. See {Dry}, a.] To make dry; to free from water, or from moisture of any kind, and by any means; to exsiccate; as, to dry the eyes; to dry one s… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2Dry ice — Sublimation of dry ice when placed on the surface of water at room temperature Dry ice, sometimes referred to as Cardice or as card ice , is the solid form of carbon dioxide. It is used primarily as a cooling agent. Its advantages include lower… …

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  • 3dry — dryable, adj. dryly, adv. dryness, n. /druy/, adj., drier, driest, v., dried, drying, n., pl. drys, dries. adj …

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  • 4dry — I. adjective (drier; also dryer; driest; also dryest) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English drȳge; akin to Old High German truckan dry, Old English drēahnian to drain Date: before 12th century 1. a. free or relatively free from a liquid… …

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  • 5dry — /draɪ / (say druy) adjective (drier, driest) 1. free from moisture; not moist; not wet. 2. not in or under the waters of the sea, rivers, etc.: the dry land. 3. having little or no rain: a dry climate; a dry season. 4. characterised by absence,… …

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  • 6dry — [[t]draɪ[/t]] adj. dri•er, dri•est, 1) free from moisture or excess moisture; not moist; not wet 2) having or characterized by little or no rain: the dry season[/ex] 3) characterized by absence, deficiency, or failure of natural or ordinary… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 7dry out — verb 1. become dry or drier (Freq. 2) The laundry dries in the sun • Syn: ↑dry • Derivationally related forms: ↑drier (for: ↑dry) • …

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  • 8dry — adjective (drier, driest) 1》 free from moisture or liquid.     ↘not yielding water, oil, or milk: a dry well.     ↘without grease or other moisturizer or lubricator: dry hair. 2》 (of information, writing, etc.) dully factual.     ↘unemotional or… …

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  • 9DRY — donryu [rat] * * * dry drī adj, dri·er drī( ə)r; dri·est drī əst 1) marked by the absence or scantiness of secretions, effusions, or other forms of moisture 2) of a cough not accompanied by the raising of mucus or phlegm dry vb, dried; dry·ing …

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  • 10dry — draɪ v. wipe dry, make dry; become dry adj. not wet; thirsty; lacking rain; withered, parched; not giving milk (of animals); not near water; not sweet (of wine); against alcohol or the sale of alcohol (in the USA during prohibition) …

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  • 11dry — adj 1. dried, dehydrated, desiccated, exsiccated, evaporated, Chem. anhydrous; juiceless, sapless, undampened, unmoistened, dried up, dried out, arid, sear, parched, rainless, droughty; thirsty, unwatered, waterless, bare, barren, fruitless,… …

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  • 12dry — I. a. 1. Free from moisture, dried. 2. Arid, parched. 3. Thirsty, craving drink. 4. Uninteresting, barren, dull, jejune, meagre, tame, vapid, dreary, tiresome, tedious, unembellished, plain. 5. Sarcastic, severe, sly, keen, sharp. II. v. a.… …

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  • 13dry — [drī] adj. drier, driest [ME drie < OE dryge, akin to Ger trocken, Du droog < IE * dhereugh , fast, firm, solid (< base * dher , to hold out, hold fast > FIRM1)] 1. not watery; not under water [dry land] 2. having no moisture; not wet …

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  • 14Dry ice bomb — exploding in Water. A dry ice bomb is a simple bomb like device. While the simplicity and ease of construction, high bursting pressure, and sound make this dry ice activity appealing for recreational purposes, it can be unpredictable and… …

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  • 15Dry rot treatment — refers to the techniques used to eliminate dry rot fungus and alleviate the damage done by the fungus to human built wooden structures. The commonly held view of an outbreak of the dry rot fungus (Serpula lacrymans) within a building is that it… …

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  • 16Dry quicksand — is loose sand whose bulk density is reduced by blowing air through it and which yields easily to weight or pressure. It acts similarly to normal quicksand, but it does not contain any water and does not operate on the same principle. Dry… …

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  • 17Dry (album) — Dry Studio album by PJ Harvey Released 30 June 1992 …

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  • 18Dry plate — Dry plate, also known as gelatin process, is an improved type of photographic plate. It was invented by Dr. Richard L. Maddox in 1871, and by 1879 it was so well introduced that the first dry plate factory had been established. With much of the… …

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  • 19Dry Dock Complex (Detroit, Michigan) — Dry Dock Engine Works Detroit Dry Dock Company Complex U.S. National Register of Historic Places …

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  • 20Dry Tortugas — National Park Service map of the Dry Tortugas …

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