Definitions

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  • adjective Not drying; remaining wet.
  • adjective Of a garment, not requiring use of a dryer after washing.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ drying

Examples

  • Cleanse twice a day with a soothing, nondrying antiseptic gel or foam cleanser, ideally containing eucalyptus or tea tree essential oils.

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  • POPEIL: But nature's nondrying steam adds body to long or short, bleached or broken hair ...

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  • Neem oil is nondrying, and it resists degradation better than most vegetable oils.

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  • Its wetting properties mean reduced wear and its nondrying characteristics prevent gumming and tackiness.

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  • What I'm eager to try is Clinique's new Acne Solutions Oil-Control Cleansing Mask, a nondrying, nonstripping intensive treatment that smooths onto skin comfortably and rinses off easily in just five minutes.

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