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  • adj. of a liquid substance that dries quickly


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  • A new line of quick-drying cotton shirts may make it a contender in the big market for cotton apparel.

    Stretching Valuations in Sports Apparel

  • Turns out silk is lovely and soft, and also quick-drying.

    After the Storm

  • The researchers applied a quick-drying plastic film to the faces of half the men and women in a group of several dozen.

    Week in Ideas

  • Roeth builds up layers of tempera, a quick-drying pre-oils medium affording highly subtle gradations of tone.

    This week's new exhibitions

  • Six months ago, Mr. Garretty says, he found a nasty surprise after overseeing the eviction of tenants who were three months behind on rent in a Cupertino, Calif., home: They had poured quick-drying cement into the sewer pipes—a $1,000 repair—and defaced the walls with graffiti scrawls, he says.

    Are You Ready to Be a Landlord?

  • If you want to put more distance between ourselves and Armageddon now, then pull those missiles out of the ground and pour quick-drying cement into the silos.

    How the End Begins

  • Amid electricity saving measures to make up for the shortage caused by nuclear plants going offline across the country, there has been strong demand for electric fans and quick-drying bed pads.

    Aeon Ups Forecast, Overtakes Seven & i

  • He also wears quick-drying, sweat-wicking clothing.

    Extreme racer keeps going back for more

  • Each developed from a quick-drying concrete that only covers the outer surface, these tables are advertised as much lighter than they appear.

    Simulating Natural Light by Daniel Rybakken

  • I always keep a small can of quick-drying orange spray paint in my tackle box to quickly add some color to the belly of my hardbaits.

    Favorite Lures of the Striper Guides

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