air drying[¦er ′drī·iŋ]
Removing moisture from a material by exposure to air to the extent that no further moisture is released on contact with air; important in lumber manufacture.
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Drying a material such as timber in the air instead of seasoning it in a kiln.
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The process of drying slowly under ambient conditions of temperature and humidity, as in the natural seasoning of lumber or the hardening of paint.
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