United States dry unit

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n United States dry unit a unit of measurement of capacity for dry substances officially adopted in the United States Customary System
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Usage

In literature:

The agricultural territory of the United States is naturally dry.
"The Art Of The Moving Picture" by Vachel Lindsay
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
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
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
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In news:

Much like it was across most of the United States, it was a historically dry spring and summer in Wyoming.
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.
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.
Housing in the United States is taking a big hit as "too-good-to-be-true" home loans fail, refinancing dries up, and foreclosures surge.
Diamond Pet Food s 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.
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.
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.
The acquisition will create a company with more than 2,200 drivers, making it one of the top 15 for-hire dry van truckload carriers in the United States.
As of May 25th, most of Arkansas was considered "dry" with Northeast Arkansas in moderate drought according to The US Drought Monitor, which tracks drought conditions across the United States.
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