dry

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  • Info Dry or dryness denotes a lack of water.
  • They can also spend much or all of their lives on dry land.
  • These dry days are observed to maintain peace and order during the festival days.
  • It is also often used in basketball to keep a player's hands dry.
  • This method helps to store for three to six months during the dry season.
  • While it may occur with any weather conditions it is more common when it is dry and cold.
  • Once dry it would stay in the forced position.
  • After the board is formed it is dried in the so-called dry-end.
  • Although rain occurs all year long, the first six months of the year are relatively dry.
  • When their water source dries up they will fly to a new one.
  • The seasons are referred to as the wet season and dry season.
  • All of the island's rivers, however, are dry in the summer.
  • It was named for a spring near the town's center which has since dried up.
  • Problems here are caused especially by expanding dry periods during the summer months.
  • When in season they can be purchased fresh, and many species are sold dried as well.
  • As the body dries up, the desire for water leaves one no peace. Cited from From Pole to Pole, by Sven Anders Hedin
  • You say it dries up, which means that it has passed off into the air. Cited from First Book in Physiology and Hygiene, by J.H. Kellogg
  • The battle is delayed in an attempt to let the ground dry.
  • There is a short dry season from March to May.
  • The drying of fish may have taken up to week to completely dry.
  • The drying occurs usually in the sun and can take up to three months.
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Meaning of dry

  • noun A reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
  • verb Remove the moisture from and make dry
    dry clothes, dry hair
  • verb Become dry or drier
    The laundry dries in the sun
  • adjective Free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet
    dry land, dry clothes, a dry climate, dry splintery boards, a dry river bed, the paint is dry
  • adjective Lacking moisture or volatile components
    dry paint
  • adjective Opposed to or prohibiting the production and sale of alcoholic beverages
    the dry vote led by preachers and bootleggers, a dry state
  • adjective Not producing milk
    a dry cow
  • adjective (of liquor) having a low residual sugar content because of decomposition of sugar during fermentation
    a dry white burgundy, a dry Bordeaux
  • adjective Without a mucous or watery discharge; a small child with a dry nose"
    a dry cough, that rare thing in the wintertime