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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As I kicked along, I disturbed large grasshoppers that bounced off my bare knees, their touch dry and papery.
The pasta was al dente while the modest amount of pork cheek was a touch dry.
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.
The crab cakes were a touch dry, but the crisp lettuce was coated in just the right amount of a tasty dressing and it was satisfying overall.