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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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There are yellow flowers, to match Duck who is also yellow, and a purple towel from Mama Duck to help dry off the raindrops.
Dry off thoroughly before applying a spray treatment, like Murad Acne Clarifying Body Spray ($32, murad.
But more importantly, they show the indomitable human spirit after a disaster, the spirit that gives us the strength to dry off and start rebuilding--and even, in the face of ruins, to go out and mow the lawn.
Dry off and moisturize with Papaya Body Butter ($16), plump your lips with Mango Lip Butter ($6), then spritz your face with Vitamin C Energizing Face Spritz ($12).
How folks residing in the Sunshine State ever came up with such an ingenious way to dry off winterwear is beyond us, but we're not complaining--we're just glad they did.
I treat the areas between the toes with oxiconazole nitrate cream, I wash vigorously to remove loose skin cells, and I even use separate foot towels to dry off.
Then when they got out to dry off with their two children, Cecile, seven, and Hermione, five, he popped a baby's dummy into his mouth.
The funny thing about that question is in my bathroom is a heater on the roof and after I'm done taking a shower I stand under it to dry off.
5) Get out of the shower, dry off, and lie down on your back.
Assuming you don't feed your meat-type goats large amounts of grain or concentrates to stimulate milk production, the doe will dry off naturally.
I'm asking President Clinton to come to the aid of these seven Pennsylvania counties, so they can dry off, dig out, rebuild and return families to their homes.
If it is a cool day, you might plan a warm shower or build a fire in a shelter or building where the group can dry off and warm up.