dry measure


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

dry measure

[¦drī ¦mezh·ər]
(mechanics)
A measure of volume for commodities that are dry.
References in periodicals archive ?
Measurements in recipes are standard, with a metric conversion chart for liquid and dry measures on the final page.
The Bible states, in Leviticus: "Just scales, just weights, just dry measures, and just liquid measures you shall have" (19:35-36).
5) The Library at Korakia Pensione is a pleasantly furnished room, but the mounded dry measures such as metal or plastic cups ranging from 1/4 to 1 cup for dry s feather bed on the handmade four-poster bed was not found to be particularly comfortable.