from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of dry.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Adapted or tending to exhaust moisture
- adj. Having the quality of rapidly becoming dry.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Serving to dry; adapted to exhaust moisture: as, a drying wind or day.
- Having the quality of rapidly becoming dry and hard: as, a drying oil. See oil.
'It was what we call a drying-up, or withering of the System.'
The trick to taming the 'fu, I've learned, is in drying it out.
In the immediate aftermath of the disaster, some manufacturers and analysts have worried about the short-term drying up of orders from Japan as it wrestles with failed communications networks and the scope of the catastrophe.
Things are going to begin drying up for Mr. Obamy.
The peeling and drying is part of the healing process.
Yes the size has to be same so the drying is even.
He then winnows out the peas from their shells and other debris, and brings them home for his wife to finish cleaning and drying them (the final drying is done in the oven).
If the drying is less than uniform or in any way incomplete, it causes the wire frame to bend, changing it's shape.
If the long term drying out of Australia is to continue, when a fire burns through an area, unless there are some follow up rains after the event, which is looking increasingly unlikely, there won't be much growth to fuel another fire for a long time.
A long term drying trend can cause moisture to be an issue, where it has not been in the past and may not be in the future.