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tacky dry, tacky
1. That stage in the drying of an adhesive at which the volatile constituents have evaporated or been absorbed sufficiently so as to leave the adhesive in a desired condition of tackiness.
2. That stage in the drying of a paint at which the film appears sticky when lightly touched with the finger.