air-dry(redirected from air-dries)
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tr.v. air-dried, air-dry·ing, air-dries
To dry by exposure to the air.
Sufficiently dry so that further exposure to air does not yield more moisture to be evaporated.
vb, -dries, -drying or -dried
(tr) to dry by exposure to the air
v. -dried, -dry•ing,
adj. v.t., v.i.
1. to dry by exposure to the air.adj.
2. dry beyond further evaporation.
Past participle: air-dried
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|Adj.||1.||air-dry - not giving off moisture on exposure to the air|
dry - free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet; "dry land"; "dry clothes"; "a dry climate"; "dry splintery boards"; "a dry river bed"; "the paint is dry"