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dry

1. having little or no rainfall
2. not providing milk
3. (of a wine, cider, etc.) not sweet
4. Pathol not accompanied by or producing a mucous or watery discharge
5. Electronics (of a soldered electrical joint) imperfect because the solder has not adhered to the metal, thus reducing conductance
6. Brit informal a Conservative politician who is considered to be a hard-liner
7. the dry Austral informal the dry season
8. US and Canadian an informal word for prohibitionist

dry

[drī]
(science and technology)
Free from or deficient in moisture.

dry

i. When referring to aircraft hire charges, it means “without fuel,” as opposed to wet, with fuel.
ii. When referring to a power setting or output, it means without the use of an afterburner or water injection.
iii. In relation to a runway, it means a runway that is neither wet nor contaminated. This includes a paved runway that has been specially prepared with grooves or a porous pavement to retain effectively dry-braking even when moisture is present.
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The shrinkage ratio of the dried tomato was evaluated by a volumetric displacement method using n-heptane as the working liquid [28].
Broccoli samples were dried until equilibrium moisture content (no weight change) was reached.
Today, there are four stations where fasteners are dried without being moved.
Drying of food usually results in loss of nutrients and other undesirable changes, which include discolouration and browning; thus dried products obtained are of reduced nutritional quality [2].
Last year I dried peppers, squash, garlic and quite a few cherry tomatoes, which brought much comfort when a power outage pushed my frozen treasures to the brink of thaw.
Dried fruit category sales are remarkably consistent throughout the year.
Thermal conduction fins plus a small volume of dried compressed air heat and dry pellets in small volumes.
Remove hot potatoes from the oven, and sprinkle them with a mixture of herbs and spices, such as dried or flesh parsley, basil or oregano, or a combination of chopped garlic, onions, and red pepper flakes.
Harvest tips: For use of the aerial parts, plants are cut either in leaf or bloom stage and dried immediately using constant airflow at a steady, high temperature to lock in the color.
Although we said that the tissue sheet was dried by the Yankee, this is not quite true.
1/2 cup raisins, dried cherries OR dried cranberries
But in some cases, situations require that documents be dried at their site.