dry point


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dry point

[′drī ‚pȯint]
(analytical chemistry)
The temperature at which the last drop of liquid evaporates from the bottom of the flask.
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The dry point measurement is subtracted from the wet point measurement.
Working primarily in pastel on paper, with occasional forays into wood carving and even dry point etching, Bartow steadily has gathered a regional, national and international following for his brooding, evanescent images of deer and coyote, raven and hawk, each one suffused with a sense of shattered autobiography.
Houston is best remembered in the saddle for her association with the Duke of Devonshire's Dry Point and the Mick Naughton-trained Quip, a previously notorious runaway on whom she won three races.
Billy Newnes is in treble form at Thirsk as Poets Cove (Wally Carter) wins the two-year-old conditions heat, Dry Point (James Toller) is too good for Our Fan in the handicap sprint and Keep Bidding (Mick Easterby) upsets Glastondale in the mile-and-a-half heat.
He produced over his lifetime more than eighty graphic series, full illustrations for dozens of childrenAEs books, as well as biblical texts and literary works, and countless individual etchings, dry points, lithographs, woodcuts, water colors, and oil paintings.