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dryer

any of certain chemicals added to oils such as linseed oil to accelerate their drying when used as bases in paints, etc.

drier

1. An additive which is mixed with paints and varnishes to speed their drying by absorbing oxygen from the air.
3. A device containing a desiccant, placed in a refrigerant circuit; used to collect and hold within the desiccant all water in the system in excess of the amount which can be tolerated in the circulating refrigerant.
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The warning came after a family went to a funeral and left a tumble drier on.
10 wt% solids) driers were added to the oil-based resins in order to form films by autoxidation.
FIREFIGHTERS extinguished a tumble drier which caught fire at a flat yesterday.
Some tumble driers are a bit more efficient, but you have to question if they really necessary at all.
a major maker of compressors in Taiwan, recently announced having received a sizable order for clothes drier compressors from the Sweden-based Electrolux, which will enable the company to ship over one million compressors in 2012.
Standard features of these scrubber driers include high capacity polythene cleaning solution and waste water recovery tanks, suction motor, brush head, squeegee and anti foam device.
Aeroglide has the ability to offer alternative equipment such as single and multi-pass flat bed through-air driers (TAD) for highloft and loose web nonwovens applications that require gentle through-flow processing and support throughout the heating processes.
The new parts includes 41 compressors, 48 condensers, 72 cabin air filters, 15 evaporators, one expansion valve, three pressure switches and 15 receiver driers.
Using condensers and low-temperature driers we can avoid using expensive primary energy for drying and instead use surplus heat at low temperatures," noted Lennart Granstrand, Svensk R kgasenergi (SRE).
This social interaction has been in decline since the launch of labour-saving tumble driers, and the growing number of women going out to work, brought about a change in established habits.
INMATES had to endire the rough and tumble of jail life - after the laundry driers broke down.
Its fridge-freezers, washer-driers, tumble driers and washing machines were all deemed below-average for reliability.