touch dry

touch dry

A stage during the drying of a paint film when it can be touched lightly without the paint’s adhering and lifting when the finger is removed.
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The specialist coating is touch dry in a matter of minutes and is fully hardened within a period of 24 hours.
The chicken was a touch dry but par for the course with free-range chicken.
As I kicked along, I disturbed large grasshoppers that bounced off my bare knees, their touch dry and papery.
At least they were shaped as if cut by hand and the better chips were certainly promising if a touch dry - but that's often the way with potatoes at this time of the year.
to create a water supply are believable and interesting, and if that sounds a touch dry, there are laughs to be had, particularly from a disco soundtrack courtesy of MP3s left by a crew member.
Watney's experiments with hydrogen and oxygen to create a water supply are believable and interesting, and if that sounds a touch dry, there are laughs to be had, particularly from a disco soundtrack courtesy of MP3s left by a crew member.
Just one coat of primer is needed and it should be touch dry in four to six hours.
It therefore leaves surfaces virtually touch dry with slight residue: It dissolves grease, removes pathogens and reaches those areas where traditional cleaning methods struggle, whilst sanitising every surface it touches.
Leading sun care brand Gamier Ambre Solaire is also launching a dry touch Dry Mist in time for summer 2014.
The finish is really good and it's touch dry in just an hour, perfect for showery days.
Drying times at 70[degrees]-80[degrees]C are typically 20-30 minutes, although Monothane can also be air dried at ambient temperature, becoming touch dry in 2 hours and fully hardened overnight.