drier vs dryer :

Definitions

  • n  a substance that promotes drying (e.g., calcium oxide absorbs water and is used to remove moisture)
  • n  an appliance that removes moisture
  • a  free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet
  • s  humorously sarcastic or mocking
  • a  lacking moisture or volatile components
  • a  opposed to or prohibiting the production and sale of alcoholic beverages
  • a  not producing milk
  • a  (of liquor) having a low residual sugar content because of decomposition of sugar during fermentation
  • a  without a mucous or watery discharge; a small child with a dry nose"
  • s  not shedding tears
  • s  lacking interest or stimulation; dull and lifeless
  • s  used of solid substances in contrast with liquid ones
  • s  unproductive especially of the expected results
  • s  having no adornment or coloration
  • s  (of food) eaten without a spread or sauce or other garnish
  • s  having a large proportion of strong liquor
  • s  lacking warmth or emotional involvement
  • s  practicing complete abstinence from alcoholic beverages; I happen to be teetotal"

  • n  an appliance that removes moisture
  • a  free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet
  • s  humorously sarcastic or mocking
  • a  lacking moisture or volatile components
  • a  opposed to or prohibiting the production and sale of alcoholic beverages
  • a  not producing milk
  • a  (of liquor) having a low residual sugar content because of decomposition of sugar during fermentation
  • a  without a mucous or watery discharge; a small child with a dry nose"
  • s  not shedding tears
  • s  lacking interest or stimulation; dull and lifeless
  • s  used of solid substances in contrast with liquid ones
  • s  unproductive especially of the expected results
  • s  having no adornment or coloration
  • s  (of food) eaten without a spread or sauce or other garnish
  • s  having a large proportion of strong liquor
  • s  lacking warmth or emotional involvement
  • s  practicing complete abstinence from alcoholic beverages; I happen to be teetotal"
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