drier

[ US /ˈdɹaɪɝ/ ]
[ UK /dɹˈa‍ɪ‍ə/ ]
NOUN
  1. a substance that promotes drying (e.g., calcium oxide absorbs water and is used to remove moisture)
  2. an appliance that removes moisture
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How To Use drier In A Sentence

  • •Most soils are dominated by quartz sand, and are acidic, xeric, and have a very limited nutrient supply; they are coarser, drier, less fertile, and less suited to agriculture than the mesic soils of Ecoregion 84d. Ecoregions of New Jersey (EPA)
  • Other areas look drier, although patchy rain or sleet is likely in the far southwest. Times, Sunday Times
  • Other areas look drier, although patchy rain or sleet is likely in the far southwest. Times, Sunday Times
  • Impala, waterbuck, kudu, bushbuck, warthog, zebra and giraffe all move to drier areas that still offer plenty of goodies to eat.
  • In drier, less swingy environments, he makes use of angles. Times, Sunday Times
  • This is the time when hard-pressed gardeners and farmers are watching the sky for signs of rain as soils grow drier. Times, Sunday Times
  • The National Weather Service's official long-range winter forecast back in October amounted to a flip of the coin: The Northeast and Mid-Atlantic had equal chances of being snowier and colder than normal, and warmer and drier than normal. Weather
  • Brigalow is replaced by gidgee (Acacia cambadgei) in drier areas, generally becoming dominant in the west of the region. Brigalow tropical savanna
  • All kitchens are fitted with an oven, gas hob, cooker hood, fridge-freezer and combined washing machine and tumble drier.
  • Her mouth was drier than ever as she searched his paleface. Ann Packer's 'Molten': Narrative Magazine's Friday Feature
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