dry start

dry start

[′drī ′stärt]
(aerospace engineering)
The starting up of a liquid-fuel rocket engine without having previously filled the regenerative cooling tubes.
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The day will get off to a cloudy, windy and dry start, however a band of rain will then push in from late morning.
After a dry start in some parts today, rain will arrive in the North, with Newcastle, Glasgow, and Edinburgh bearing the brunt of it.
Met Office meteorologist Mark Wilson said: "There will be thicker cloud across western parts of Northern Ireland with some outbreaks of rain here but most of England and Wales are going to have a fairly dry start.
It has been a dry start to the month, with Wales getting less than a millimetre of rain since July 1.
It has been a dry start to the month with Wales getting less than a millimetre of rain since July 1.
After a dry start today, heavy and thundery rain will spread across all parts during the morning prompting a yellow warning of thunderstorms for Greater Manchester from 12pm to 11pm.
A dry start to Sunday has come as a huge relief to organisers of Seaham Food Festival who were forced to cancel its Saturday debut following torrential rain and high winds..
As I am looking out the window, it is nice to see that we are not suffering the same dry start to the summer that we did last year.
According to the Met Office, Sunday should get off to a dry start but some heavy showers could develop later in the day.
KARACHI -- The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) witnessed a dry start to the week on Monday, as indices kept shedding gains all day long amid lacklustre trading.
Already we have had a very dry start to this year so if this continues then could people please take some action.
AT THIS time of year punters are normally having to adjust to drying ground at the end of winter, but that has been turned on its head this season with a remarkably dry start to the year and a wet week arriving just in time for Cheltenham.