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dry

1. having little or no rainfall
2. not providing milk
3. (of a wine, cider, etc.) not sweet
4. Pathol not accompanied by or producing a mucous or watery discharge
5. Electronics (of a soldered electrical joint) imperfect because the solder has not adhered to the metal, thus reducing conductance
6. Brit informal a Conservative politician who is considered to be a hard-liner
7. the dry Austral informal the dry season
8. US and Canadian an informal word for prohibitionist
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dry

[drī]
(science and technology)
Free from or deficient in moisture.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

dry

i. When referring to aircraft hire charges, it means “without fuel,” as opposed to wet, with fuel.
ii. When referring to a power setting or output, it means without the use of an afterburner or water injection.
iii. In relation to a runway, it means a runway that is neither wet nor contaminated. This includes a paved runway that has been specially prepared with grooves or a porous pavement to retain effectively dry-braking even when moisture is present.
An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation Copyright © 2005 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved
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What you do is make a dough by mixing together dry mashed potato with sifted flour and beaten egg yolks.
2 shallots, peeled and finely chopped 1tbsp unsalted butter 350g dry mashed potato (nothing added) 450g hot-smoked salmon, skinned and flaked 1tbsp chopped garden herbs (parsley, chives and chervil) plus extra to garnish 1/2tsp unwaxed lemon zest juice of one lemon Salt and freshly ground black pepper 2tbsp plain flour 2 eggs, beaten 100g breadcrumbs, flavoured with a pinch of fennel seeds Olive oil, for shallow-frying A little plum tomato salad, to serve (optional For the green salad: 2tsp white wine vinegar 1/2tsp English mustard 4tsp olive oil 2tsp chopped mint 100g fresh peas, cooked 75g cos, little gem or iceberg lettuce, finely shredded
Serves: 4 Time: 15 minutes Ingredients 750g dry mashed potatoes Cooked cabbage (you can use other vegetables also) Diced onion 300g diced cooked bacon (optional) Knob of butter