dry measure


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dry measure a unit of capacity for dry commodities (as fruit or grain)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Dry measure a system of measures of volume for dry or coarse articles, by the bushel, peck, etc.
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In literature:

It contains one hundred quarts dry measure.
"Apple Growing" by M. C. Burritt
It consisted of farinha, kidney-beans, and dried beef, a fixed measure of each to every person.
"Journal of a Voyage to Brazil" by Maria Graham
The oil so obtained is separated from the condensed water, measured, dried, and 5 c.c.
"The Handbook of Soap Manufacture" by W. H. Simmons
Some will prefer a severely dry and bald record of measurements.
"The Task of Social Hygiene" by Havelock Ellis
They were used in a very ingenious way, both as dry and liquid measures.
"Pagan and Christian Rome" by Rodolfo Lanciani
Threads drawn by this method and measured "dry," i.e.
"On Laboratory Arts" by Richard Threlfall
That in using one measure for both dry and liquid ingredients, the dry should be measured first.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Management" by Ministry of Education
A spool of cotton thread, such as is found in every dry-goods store, averaging two hundred yards to the spool, is the universal measure.
"Quilts" by Marie D. Webster
A dry measure containing 80 bushels of corn.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Finally he began to dry out, and a measure of warmth returned to his limbs.
"The Huntress" by Hulbert Footner
Transfer the dry litmus to a litre flask, measure in 600 c.c.
"The Elements of Bacteriological Technique" by John William Henry Eyre
I see a green measuring-worm taking the dimensions of the rim of my straw hat which lies on the dry leaves beside me.
"Under the Maples" by John Burroughs
If we measured dry batteries this way we should find that they each had an e. m. f. of about 1.46 volts.
"Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son" by John Mills
When this is dry, it will resist, in a great measure, either heat or moisture.
"A Select Collection of Valuable and Curious Arts and Interesting Experiments," by Various Unknown
In the matter of accuracy of measurement there is little, if any, difference between wet and dry meters.
"Gas-Engines and Producer-Gas Plants" by R. E. Mathot
Two measures of dry bran, mixed with water, are equal to but three-fifths of a measure of dry barley.
"Sheep, Swine, and Poultry" by Robert Jennings
The best way to measure the size of a raindrop is to have it fall in a box of dry sand.
"Reading the Weather" by Thomas Morris Longstreth
Mere figures and measurements are dry and cold.
"From Egypt to Japan" by Henry M. Field
Measuring the volume of water should be done during a dry time in summer.
"Farm Mechanics" by Herbert A. Shearer
When the clay slab is dry the distance between the marks is measured and noted.
"The Potter's Craft" by Charles F. Binns

In news:

In a large measuring cup or medium bowl, combine all the remaining ingredients except the dried apricots .
The largest dry dock measures 420 x 80 metres and is one of the biggest in Europe, allowing the yard to accommodate almost any ship in the world.
The biggest dry dock measures 420 x 80 metres and is one of the biggest in Europe, allowing the yard to accommodate almost any ship in the world.
Revision of D6795 - 10Standard Test Method for Measuring the Effect on Filterability of Engine Oils After Treatment with Water and Dry Ice and a Short (30-min) Heating Time.
State zeal for water measures drying up .
0The patented CentriFlow meter is a mass flow metering device for measuring dry solids in a variety of applications, including mixing, blending, batching, and ratio-control applications.
The board rules the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power must take additional air pollution control measures on 2.9 square miles of the dry Owens Lake bed .
Measure dry ingredients and place in a large bowl and whisk to combine.
Revision of D5796 - 10 Standard Test Method for Measurement of Dry Film Thickness of Thin Film Coil-Coated Systems by Destructive Means Using a Boring Device.
Challenges with dry film thickness (DFT) measurement precision in the coil industry are well known.
That referendum was approved then but voters rejected the measure by fewer than 200 votes and Boaz remained dry.
A hot, dry summer has resulted in voluntary water conservation measures for Girard Borough residents and businesses.
The John Deere HarvestLab now not only measures dry matter content, but also provides crude protein, starch and fiber near-infrared analysis of corn silage, says Steve Siegel, John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group product manager.
Variously shaped dried pastas can be counted, compared, sorted, patterned, weighed and measured.
As lake levels dropped through the dry, hot summer and fall of 2011, emergency conservation measures were enacted throughout the region.

In science:

The QPT of the quantum CNOT gate requires us to measure the output density matrices corresponding to 16 different input states of qubit 1 and 4 , respectively given by |H H i, |H V i, |H Di, |H Ri, |V H i, |V V i, |V Di, |V Ri, |DH i, |DV i, |DDi, |DRi, |RH i, |RV i, |RDi, |RRi, where |Di = (|H i + |V i)/√2.
Experimental Teleportation of a Quantum Controlled-NOT Gate
We provide conclusive demonstration of vibrational pumping under Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS) conditions by performing anti-Stokes/Stokes ratio measurements down to 10 K using dried silver colloids, the dye rhodamine 6G and 676 nm laser excitation.
A conclusive demonstration of vibrational pumping and determination of SERS cross sections
After the paint had dried the surface resistivity was measured in a grid over the entire surface of the glass. Figure 4 shows an example of the obtained uniformity.
Construction of the Digital Hadron Calorimeter
Prior to the measurements the gypsum was dried for 48 hours. The transistor was used as a heat source in this measurement setup.
Package Hermeticity Testing with Thermal Transient Measurements
Using an experimental setup first designed to perform sensitive and fast force-measurements in the dry case , G´eminard et al. brought to the fore a dynamic frictioncoefficient µ in the case of an immersed granular layer sheared by means of a sliding plate .
Friction and dilatancy in immersed granular matter
Nagano et al. have measured the relative intensities of 15 bands in both pure nitrogen and dry air.
Air Fluorescence Relevant for Cosmic-Ray Detection - Summary of the 5th Fluorescence Workshop, El Escorial 2007
More recently, AIRFLY measured the effect of argon while comparing the fluorescence yield from nitrogen-oxygen mixture with dry air.
Air Fluorescence Relevant for Cosmic-Ray Detection - Summary of the 5th Fluorescence Workshop, El Escorial 2007
The aim is to study the growth of winter wheat, by measuring the differences in dry weights of wheat tillers and stems.
Small-sample likelihood inference in extreme-value regression models
Plants growing on n = 18 randomly chosen small areas of about 0.15 m2 are harvested each week and the dry weights of the tillers for plants harvested from each area are measured in milligrams. A detailed description of the data can be found in Huet et al. (2004, p. 61).
Small-sample likelihood inference in extreme-value regression models
Our groups carried out a series of measurements from the high, dry sites at White Mountain University of California Research Station (3800 meters) which is in the rain shadow of the Sierras and the NSF South Pole Station.
The Cosmic Microwave Background Spectrum
From this measurement, they demonstrated that the mixture memorizes an external force before drying only when it behaves as a viscoplastic material with a finite yield stress.
Memory effect on the formation of drying cracks
To bridge the gap between the data for very-dry and very-wet regimes, we perform two independent measurements of the relative conductivity of a sequence of foams.
Electrical conductivity of dispersions: from dry foams to dilute suspensions