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dryer

any of certain chemicals added to oils such as linseed oil to accelerate their drying when used as bases in paints, etc.
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drier

1. An additive which is mixed with paints and varnishes to speed their drying by absorbing oxygen from the air.
3. A device containing a desiccant, placed in a refrigerant circuit; used to collect and hold within the desiccant all water in the system in excess of the amount which can be tolerated in the circulating refrigerant.
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