touch dry

touch dry

A stage during the drying of a paint film when it can be touched lightly without the paint’s adhering and lifting when the finger is removed.
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Although varnish can be touch dry reasonably soon after application, it can be an age before you can safely walk on the surface without damaging it.
to create a water supply are believable and interesting, and if that sounds a touch dry, there are laughs to be had, particularly from a disco soundtrack courtesy of MP3s left by a crew member.
Watney's experiments with hydrogen and oxygen to create a water supply are believable and interesting, and if that sounds a touch dry, there are laughs to be had, particularly from a disco soundtrack courtesy of MP3s left by a crew member.
I had to wait more than five minutes for them to cook and, though clean tasting, their insides were a touch dry.
Just one coat of primer is needed and it should be touch dry in four to six hours.
It therefore leaves surfaces virtually touch dry with slight residue: It dissolves grease, removes pathogens and reaches those areas where traditional cleaning methods struggle, whilst sanitising every surface it touches.
Leading sun care brand Gamier Ambre Solaire is also launching a dry touch Dry Mist in time for summer 2014.
The finish is really good and it's touch dry in just an hour, perfect for showery days.
Both were good, in fact, and each laden with the seafood in question, though I might have liked a slightly thinner Alfredo sauce, as it made the entree heavy and a touch dry.