dried-up dried-up

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture
  2. (adj) depleted of water

Usage(s):

  • A farmer carries pails to transport water from a partially dried-up pond at the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province This year isn't getting off to a much better start.

News

  1. Dried-up home values at Brentwood Lake

    CARLISLE TWP. — The housing market is bouncing back, but residents of the nearly 200 homes in the Brentwood Lake subdivision say they face a special challenge. The big draw to their properties was having the lake, which is now a swamp after authorities breached a dam in early 2010. “It was neat — you [...] The post Dried-up home values at Brentwood Lake appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Chronicle-Telegram

  2. How To Build A Brain-Zapper

    Doctors say brain-zapping-- transcranial Direct Brain Stimulation (tDBS) applied to the scalp, noninvasively--may work to treat depression , math trouble , language fluency ; and, in healthy people, may enhance focus, a sniper's aim , drone-piloting , or even a dried-up libido . But not even the white coats know yet how the technology works--what exactly it does to the brain. Worse, we have no ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine

  3. Dying Grass Angers Fort Rosecrans Visitors

    The cemetery lawn at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in Point Loma is undergoing restoration to fix some unsightly dried-up grass.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: NBC San Diego

Quotes

  • "America needs prunes. It may not be a young, sexy plum. Granted, it's shrivelled and at times hard to swallow. But this dried-up old prune has the experience we need," Colbert said.
    on Sep 21, 2008 By: Stephen Colbert Source: Toronto Star

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