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Dry out   /draɪ aʊt/   Listen
Dry out

verb
1.
Become dry or drier.  Synonym: dry.
2.
Become empty of water.  Synonym: run dry.
3.
Remove the moisture from and make dry.  Synonym: dry.  "Dry hair"






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"Dry out" Quotes from Famous Books



... you fellows do that, and we'll tackle the bedrooms," said Jack. "We'll have to dry out ...
— The Rover Boys on a Hunt - or The Mysterious House in the Woods • Arthur M. Winfield (Edward Stratemeyer)

... required to keep clean old splintered floors, to carry pails of water up and down stairs, to dry out the cloths—the base boards with their grimy streaks tell the story of carelessness—is not ...
— The Cost of Shelter • Ellen H. Richards

... put inside," suggested their leader. "Get out that little forced-draught oil stove and let's see if we can dry out. It's going to be hard to get a fire on this island in this rain, for there's nothing but willows. They're wet. Get the little stove going and pull shut the flaps. When it gets a little warmer we'll open the bags and change our clothes. And as John would say, that'll ...
— The Young Alaskans on the Missouri • Emerson Hough

... provisions, found the fullest evidences of gigantic frauds. Exorbitant prices were extorted for tents "which were valueless"; these tents, it appeared, were made from cheap or old "farmers'" drill, regarded by the trade as "truck." Soldiers testified that they "could better keep dry out of them than under." [Footnote: House Report No. 64, etc., 1862-63: 6.] Great frauds were perpetrated in passing goods into the arsenals. One manufacturer in particular, Charles C. Roberts, was awarded a contract ...
— Great Fortunes from Railroads • Gustavus Myers



Words linked to "Dry out" :   spin-dry, dehydrate, rough-dry, sear, spray-dry, parch, drip-dry, exsiccate, alter, blow-dry, wet, dry up, dehumidify, desiccate, air, tumble dry, modify, change, scorch



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