follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

dry lake

noun
1.
a tract of land in a desert region over which a shallow lake is formed during the rainy season or after prolonged heavy rains.
Compare playa.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for dry lake
  • In a dry lake bed adjacent to the dunes, they found dozens of fishhooks and harpoons carved from animal bone.
  • Today the dry lake bed is the largest single source of particulate matter air pollution in the nation.
  • We froze our buns off at the edge of the dry lake bed in the cold desert morning waiting for the big event.
  • The newer inner crater ejecta has none of the dry lake bed, scaled look to it.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for dry lake

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for dry

7
6
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for dry lake