Definition of Dries

1. Noun. (plural of dry) ¹

2. Verb. (third-person singular of dry) ¹

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Definition of Dries

1. dry [v] - See also: dry

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dries

dried human albumin
dried human plasma protein fraction
dried human serum
dried milk
dried out
dried plum
dried plums
dried up
dried yeast
drier than a dead dingo's donger
dries (current term)
dries out
dries up
drift apart
drift away
drift cyclotron loss cone instabilities
drift feeder
drift ice
drift line
drift motion
drift movements
drift net

Literary usage of Dries

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1829)
"... which follows at first their progression, being elongated with them, and finally dries up as the barbs shoot forth, and becomes divided into very fine ..."

2. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1887)
"Some of the minor marshes are mere swamps, the beds of which are to a great extent cultivated with rice as the water dries up in the winter months. ..."

3. Things Chinese: Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with China by James Dyer Ball (1893)
"... must be fresh and damp, for it is under such conditions that the lacquer dries most quickly. It next receives a polishing with a kind of soft schist. ..."

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