Definition of Dry unit
1. Noun. A unit of capacity for dry commodities (as fruit or grain).
Generic synonyms: Capacity Measure, Capacity Unit, Cubage Unit, Cubature Unit, Cubic Content Unit, Cubic Measure, Displacement Unit, Volume Unit
Specialized synonyms: British Capacity Unit, Imperial Capacity Unit, Ardeb, Epha, Ephah, United States Dry Unit
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Literary usage of Dry unit
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1. Permafrost: North American Contribution [to The] Second International Conference by Building Research Advisory Board Staff (1973)
"Since specific gravity, G, normally varies between 2.85 and 2.65 (lower when organics are present), a simple plot of water content versus frozen dry unit ..."
2. The Land Systems of British India: Being a Manual of the Land-tenures and of by Baden Henry Baden-Powell (1892)
"The limits then within which the dry-unit area is allowed to vary above and ... 60x6 -360 Dry-unit area 670 ' The rate found by an assessment of E. 350 on ..."
3. Permafrost: Second International Conference, July 13-28, 1973 : USSR by Frederick J. Sanger, Peter J. Hyde (1978)
"... —dry unit weight of the saline soil solids Y,—dry unit weight of the soil matrix matrix (without considering salt) Y —dry unit weight yof the soil ..."
4. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1914)
"... is a package in the original form in which it was made by the shipper for shipment and delivery into a dry unit, If the receptacle is one ordinarily ..."
5. Rajputana District Gazetteers by Rajputana (Agency). (1904)
"... is called the dry unit area. The dry rate to which the revenue is referred is not fixed, but varies within certain limits, and the rate of the year is ..."