• WordNet 3.6
    • n dryer an appliance that removes moisture
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The first hair dryer was a vacuum cleaner that was used for drying hair
    • n Dryer See Drier.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Mosquito repellents dont really repel mozzies. They actually block the sensory pores and makes the mozzies think they're flying to a colder, dryer, more CO2 free area.
    • n dryer See drier.
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In literature:

When kept all night, bottom upward, it drips and becomes dryer and lighter.
"The Young Voyageurs" by Mayne Reid
The dryers are hollow iron or steel cylinders, heated by means of the exhaust steam from the engines which run the machine.
"The Building of a Book" by Various
She needs a dryer and more even climate, plenty of fresh air and an outdoor life.
"Chicken Little Jane" by Lily Munsell Ritchie
The dryer-door, having disposed of one threatening revolver, slammed violently against the wall.
"The Ambulance Made Two Trips" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
There were no more water holes, and it got dryer and hotter.
"Land of the Burnt Thigh" by Edith Eudora Kohl
I shall gladly leave it for dryer air and brighter skies.
"Glances at Europe" by Horace Greeley
The only dryer he mentions (as such) is verdigris, which he used for mordants only.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57, No. 356, June, 1845" by Various
It looks dryer there, my feet are like ice-houses.
"New Treasure Seekers" by E. (Edith) Nesbit
The longer the wild duck is roasted, the dryer and tougher it becomes.
"The Suffrage Cook Book"
This forms a good strong six inch solid wall, fire and vermin proof, and dryer than any built of stone or brick.
"Woodward's Country Homes" by George E. Woodward
It isn't so lively, but it is a good deal dryer.
"The Jucklins" by Opie Read
The pupae are usually found where the manure is a little dryer, but it must not be too dry.
"Insects and Diseases" by Rennie W. Doane
The dryer the season the greater the need of cultivation.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
She must have used a whole lot of dryer.
"Hepsey Burke" by Frank Noyes Westcott
A large and very handsome Alder, 15 to 20 ft. high, growing in much dryer soil than the American species.
"Trees of the Northern United States" by Austin C. Apgar
The only difference is in the fact that, as a rule, the solid colors are better dryers.
"The Painter in Oil" by Daniel Burleigh Parkhurst
Use male help gathering, and female help at dryer, paying eight to ten cents per hour.
"The Apple" by Various
At any rate, strong drink will only make the mouth dryer.
"Applied Physiology" by Frank Overton
The usual proportion is a small teaspoonful of the dryer to about one ounce of average good ink.
"Paper and Printing Recipes" by J. Sawtelle Ford
An 8-foot trench, instead of a tunnel, connected the abris and gun emplacements, and the position was much lighter and dryer than 163.
"Battery E in France" by Frederic R. Kilner

In news:

Wall projection of 4 qualifies the surface-mounted low-profile warm air hand dryer for ADA Accessibility Guideline Protruding Objects Requirement compliance .
To learn more about air dryers, read our Fluid Power Basics chapter on the subject.
Sullair Corporation has introduced its new SSRC refrigerated cycling compressed air dryer.
Rota- Cone Vacuum Dryers Provide Complete Product Discharge.
0The clean internal design of Rota- Cone vacuum dryers provides complete product discharge and easy cleanout.
Limit laundry and washer/dryer usage to full loads.
Homeowners are putting their matching washer and dryer on display.
SPX: Energy Consumption : How it Relates to Performance in Refrigerated Compressed Air Dryers.
This paper will address power consumption , and how it relates to a refrigerated dryer's ability to remove moisture.
If a person relies on their phone to pay bills and control the washer and dryer, what happens if they lose the device.
A 26-year-old Staten Island woman was found dead today with a blow-dryer cord around her neck, police said.
NEWTON — The roar of the jet dryers trying to dry the Iowa Speedway surface could be heard as the track's designer, former NASCAR driver Rusty Wallace, addressed the media Sunday morning.
The mystery of the defective dryer vent.
To be more competitive in their local market, a lot of in-bay carwash owners are adding dryers to their equipment package.
) But I can't believe anyone would leave their house with a dryer running.

In science:

Haspelmath, Martin, Matthew Dryer, David Gil, and Bernard Comrie (eds.) 2005.
The emerging field of language dynamics
MIT Press. [Haspelmath et al.2005] Martin Haspelmath, Matthew Dryer, David Gil, and Bernard Comrie, editors. 2005.
A Bayesian Model for Discovering Typological Implications
Installation of local filter/dryer units will be required to obtain instrument quality air from this system.
Reference Design Project Book: NUSEL-Homestake
The new chiller plant will be utilized to cool a new screw air compressor, cool a new air dryer, provide cooling water for coils in the air handling units and chill domestic water to 13° C through a shell and tube heat exchanger.
Reference Design Project Book: NUSEL-Homestake
With magic ambiance music sufficiently loud to cover the blow dryer’s noise, the instructor can then release a ping pong ball in the air and make it levitate.
Physics Magic