dry measure


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dry measure

[¦drī ¦mezh·ər]
(mechanics)
A measure of volume for commodities that are dry.
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The Old English equivalent is amber, which meant alternatively a vessel (an amphora?), or a liquid or dry measure.(8) DMLBS defines the batus as a measure of grain.
SAVE: PS20 Tala Originals Cook's dry measure, Currys/ PC World, was PS6.97, now PS5.97.
Measurements in recipes are standard, with a metric conversion chart for liquid and dry measures on the final page.