dry unit


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dry unit a unit of capacity for dry commodities (as fruit or grain)
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In literature:

The sheets of paper are pasted with a brush, and are united by successive processes of cold-drying, hot-drying, and hydraulic pressure.
"The Gaming Table: Its Votaries and Victims" by Andrew Steinmetz
A dry "yes" from Horatia Bluett, a short "yes" from Fulk Ephrinell, and the two are declared to be united in the bonds of matrimony.
"The Adventures of a Special Correspondent" by Jules Verne
The agricultural territory of the United States is naturally dry.
"The Art Of The Moving Picture" by Vachel Lindsay
A dry brush can be drawn across the lines to unite them with the rest of the work afterwards.
"The Practice and Science Of Drawing" by Harold Speed
Dry-goods come chiefly from England and France; groceries from Portugal; flour and hardware from the United States.
"The Andes and the Amazon" by James Orton
Hydrochloric acid will not unite with ammonia if the reagents are perfectly dry.
"An Elementary Study of Chemistry" by William McPherson
It is apparently not adapted to the dry and warm summers of the United States.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
The common Hog-nosed Snake is found in dry, sandy locations practically all through the United States except on the Pacific slope.
"Pathfinder" by Alan Douglas
Many physicians in the United States recommend a thorough oiling of the child with pure lard or olive oil, and then rub dry as above stated.
"Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners" by B.G. Jefferis
TIEMAN, H. D., "Principles of Kiln-drying Lumber," The United States Dept.
"Seasoning of Wood" by Joseph B. Wagner
Used for uniting two dry ropes of different thicknesses.
"How Girls Can Help Their Country" by Juliette Low
The tree grows well in most parts of the United States, provided the soil be light sand or dry gravel.
"Soil Culture" by J. H. Walden
It is a surprising fact that even in the dry deserts of the western United States they sometimes occur in enormous numbers.
"Handbook of Medical Entomology" by William Albert Riley
The dried root, which was official in the United States Pharmacopoeia from 1820 to 1880, is used as a simple tonic.
"Ginseng and Other Medicinal Plants" by A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
With thrice seven-league boots one could stride from the coast of the United States and with a dozen steps reach British Guiana dry-shod.
"Jungle Peace" by William Beebe
In the United States the dry meter is the type most widely employed.
"Gas-Engines and Producer-Gas Plants" by R. E. Mathot
They should never be placed on top of the curd because they will not unite but will become dry and hard.
"The Book of Cheese" by Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk

In news:

Dry cask storage units of nuclear fuel at the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant are shown in Vernon, Vt.
Units are 15-feet long and daisy chainable, making them effective in drying studded walls, wall cavities and cabinetry, among others.
Much like it was across most of the United States, it was a historically dry spring and summer in Wyoming.
The Prairie Village store opening followed a unit debut in Duluth, GA—the first Tide Dry Cleaner in Georgia.
This lesson plan is designed to be used in conjunction with the film Rain in a Dry Land , which follows the stories of two modern-day Somali Bantu families who resettle in the United States.
The United States Coast Guard Cutter Elderberry came out of dry dock May 7 after 12 weeks of scheduled maintenance.
The Eriez® Hydroflow® line of heavy-duty industrial wet/dry vacuum sump cleaner units clean virtually any machine tool sump , tank or pit quickly and thoroughly.
Structural drying in a lightweight unit.
COLUMBIA — Fifteen first responder units put out a brush fire that burned up two acres of dried leaves and grass in northwest Columbia on Monday.
Fast drying action combined with convenient stackable storage and competitive prices makes this unit a must have for the carpet cleaning and restoration industries.
Diamond Pet Foods is recalling nine brands of its dry dog food after several of its brands caused a salmonella outbreak in 14 people in the United States.
The units are used in the preparation of pastes and gels, as well as granulations and free-flowing dried powder blends.
With the election over and the northeastern United States still drying its socks from the latest semiannual "storm of the century," author, activist and Vermont resident Bill McKibben has been girding for battle.
Jody Wade, a Professional Services Veterinarian for Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc, discusses preconditioning concerns and management strategies due to dry weather in the southeastern United States.
T homas Pinney, who grew up in Kansas (a dry state until 1948) and was raised by teetotaling parents, is the unlikely author of the only historical account of wine in the United States.

In science:

In fact, the network obtained from a unit cell of the triangular Kagome lattice with PBC is identical to what we have called the triangular drying-rack network.
Small-Network Approximations for Geometrically Frustrated Ising Systems
In addition to the case of the TKL and the triangular-drying-rack-network, for the Kagome lattice, the network of the cuboctahedron turns out to be the same as applying PBC on 2 × 2 unit cells of the Kagome lattice.
Small-Network Approximations for Geometrically Frustrated Ising Systems