dry start

dry start

[′drī ′stärt]
(aerospace engineering)
The starting up of a liquid-fuel rocket engine without having previously filled the regenerative cooling tubes.
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Tomorrow will see a dry start but the miserable conditions are never far away and will spread to all parts of the country.
The spokeswoman said: "The west will get off to a dry start, but it's likely we'll see some showers by lunch time.
It will be another chilly, misty, dry start before that later lifts during the course of the morning.
This came after an exceptionally dry start to summer with 56.
REVELLERS enjoyed a dry start to Notting Hill Carnival as the weather held up for the start of Europe's largest street festival.
Anyone who grows tomatoes will tell you that we have had an extremely dry start to our summer, and with many predicting temperatures rising again this weekend, the importance of water to our wildlife is highlighted.
The weekend will get off to a fairly dry start, with some clouds around, and patches of sunshine throughout the day.
AINTREE clerk of the course Andrew Tulloch last night announced selective watering of all three courses after a warm, dry start to the Crabbie's Grand National meeting.
Also tonight, we've already seen how Laurel's attempt at a dry start to 2015 was over before it began - and her drinking is about to cost her dearly.
5 kg/ cmA, forged steel air end , coolant dam to avoid dry start, ambient temperature for 40AC, Modulation control for energy savings with inbuilt microprocessor based condition monitoring control panel.
There will be a fairly dry start and even a glimpse of sunshine.
It looks like today is going to be a fine, dry start to the three-day event.