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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

dry

[drī]
(science and technology)
Free from or deficient in moisture.

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.
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Also being introduced are a "dryable" foaming agent for polycarbonate, a high-efficiency impact modifier for PVC and CPVC, additive packages for wood-plastic composites (WPCs), and mold releases for engineering thermoplastics.
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These stuffed animals and dolls are machine washable and dryable. The company's wooden toys ($5.49 to $499.99) are free of potentially toxic PVC plastic, and its cotton is "organic every step of the way," says Ginny Caldwell, the founder of Ecobaby.
Machine washable and dryable. Ferguson smocks are stronger and more adjustable than any imitation, and are utilized by more than 600 correctional facilities nationwide.
Machine washable and dryable, the pants resist shrinkage and color fading.