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Meaning of DRIER

Pronunciation:  'drIur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an appliance that removes moisture
  2. [n]  a substance that promotes drying (e.g., calcium oxide absorbs water and is used to remove moisture)
 

DRIER is a 5 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: desiccant, dryer, drying agent, sicative
 
 See Also: appliance, blow drier, blow dryer, chemical agent, clothes drier, clothes dryer, hair drier, hair dryer, hand blower

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Dri"er\, n.
    1. One who, or that which, dries; that which may expel or
       absorb moisture; a desiccative; as, the sun and a
       northwesterly wind are great driers of the earth.
    
    2. (Paint.) Drying oil; a substance mingled with the oil used
       in oil painting to make it dry quickly.
    
    
  2. \Dri"er\, compar., Driest \Dri"est\, superl.,
    of {Dry}, a.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: air brush, art paper, brush, camera lucida, camera obscura, canvas, chalk, charcoal, chromogen, clothes-drier, coat, coat of paint, coating, color, color filter, color gelatin, colorant, coloring, crayon, dead-color, dehumidifier, dehydrant, dehydrator, desiccative, desiccator, distemper, drawing paper, drawing pencil, dye, dyestuff, easel, evaporator, exsiccative, exsiccator, exterior paint, fixative, flat coat, flat wash, floor enamel, ground, interior paint, lay figure, maulstick, medium, opaque color, paint, paintbrush, palette, palette knife, pastel, pencil, pigment, pigments, prime coat, primer, priming, scratchboard, siccative, sketchbook, sketchpad, spatula, spray gun, stain, stump, tempera, thinner, tinction, tincture, transparent color, turpentine, turps, undercoat, undercoating, varnish, vehicle, wash, wash coat
 

 

 

 

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