dry spot

dry spot

[¦drī ‚spät]
(chemical engineering)
An open area of an incomplete surface film on laminated plastic.
A section of laminated glass where the interlayer and glass are not bonded.
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I craved human companionship, and, coming off the poop, took my place by the side of the boatswain (a man whom I did not like) in a comparatively dry spot where at worst we had water only up to our knees.
You oughtn't to feel half as badly as I do," said Anne, hunting vainly for a dry spot on her handkerchief.
All day it streamed rain; the island ran like a sop, there was no dry spot to be found; and when I lay down that night, between two boulders that made a kind of roof, my feet were in a bog.
They dried their boiled ham and had a feast, and after that they sat by the fire and expanded and glorified their midnight adventure until morning, for there was not a dry spot to sleep on, anywhere around.
When I struck the head of the island I never waited to blow, though I was most winded, but I shoved right into the timber where my old camp used to be, and started a good fire there on a high and dry spot.
Very important for you, I have no doubt," answered the Rocket, "but I shall weep if I choose"; and he actually burst into real tears, which flowed down his stick like rain-drops, and nearly drowned two little beetles, who were just thinking of setting up house together, and were looking for a nice dry spot to live in.
It was a "pickle room," where there was never a dry spot to stand upon, and so he had to take nearly the whole of his first week's earnings to buy him a pair of heavy-soled boots.
Make sure the foliage is completely dry before storing the crop in a dark, cool, dry spot.
Many treat Madhya Pradesh as a dry spot on the food map of India which, for Lohani, is not the case.
The gush of underage titles flowing in their direction has hit a dry spot in recent seasons and this is their first U21 final appearance in three years.
The family barbecue at Birdsedge Village Hall was very lucky to hit a dry spot in the weather and was enjoyed by many.