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drying

[drahy-ing] /ˈdraɪ ɪŋ/
adjective
1.
causing dryness:
a drying breeze.
2.
designed to become or capable of becoming dry and hard on exposure to air.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see dry, -ing2
Related forms
nondrying, adjective
undrying, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for nondrying

drying

/ˈdraɪɪŋ/
noun
1.
the action or process of making or becoming dry
2.
Also called (not now in technical usage) seasoning. the processing of timber until it has a moisture content suitable for the purposes for which it is to be used
adjective
3.
causing dryness: a drying wind
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