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  • n. Alternative spelling of hair dryer; alternative spelling of hairdryer.


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  • It's what we call a 'hair-dryer song,' a song girls sing into their hair dryers as they're getting ready to go out.

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  • They are known as hair-dryer treatments, in which he gets in the face of an unfortunate and pins his hair back, as if the recipient had just been to the salon.

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  • Todd Moore , founder and CEO of TMSoft, the maker of an app called White Noise, says he created a hair-dryer sound at one woman's request.

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  • At 40 miles all-electric, that's 260 watt-hours per mile, or about the power necessary to run a hand-held hair-dryer for 15 minutes.

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  • Adjacent to a table with $3,000 snakeskin dog collars designed by Zhoucheng Shi, the CEO of Weizhi Inc. with blond dreadlocks and a pitbull named Lady, was the FroliCat Bolt, an interactive laser toy that looks like the front half of a hair-dryer.

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  • The hair-dryer blasts that held the ship aloft gradually diminished from high to medium.

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  • An autopsy is being performed today; though the young woman was found dead in her Staten Island bathroom with a hair-dryer cord around her neck, it's not clear to the reporters that her death was caused by strangulation.

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  • The hair-dryer purr of a moped engine raced and Marco staggered out of the car and tried to give chase, but it was no use.

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  • Imagine trying to skim the instructions for your new hair-dryer and thinking it said ‘use in shower’ when it actually said ‘do not use in shower’.

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  • Congenitally unable to do anything with a curling brush and hair-dryer which would remedy this sorry situation, I had to resign myself to only looking halfway decent on the days when I managed to bribe my younger sister to do the honours.



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