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overdry

(ˌəʊvəˈdraɪ)
vb (tr) , -dries, -drying or -dried
to dry too much
adj
excessively dry
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You've been using overdried leather, you clumsy cobbler," said Mogorogea angrily, "is that the kind of friend you are?
5 mL of water, in which each leaf sample was suspended with a 1:100 dilution, was plated out on the surface of overdried nutrient agar (Oxoid, England) plates.
Softwood lumber, including southern pine (Pinus taeda, Pinus palustris, Pinus echinata, and Pinus elliottii), is considered kiln dry when the wood moisture content reaches below 19 percent, but it is sometimes overdried or dried to 8 percent moisture content for export or interior applications.
It also means that the air is kept at optimum levels and never overdried.
Before long, the new grass is the same ocher shade as the rest of the alleged lawn (a sparse patch that could benefit from a comb-over), the ivy looks like overdried tobacco, and the young blooms turn out to be dandelions - the really hardy ones that will survive the next ice age.
2) A condition in the artificial drying of some evergreens when the scales become overdried and hard, usually due to low humidity in the dehydrator.
If too hard or firm, the sausage is overdried or case-hardened.
El hombre es un ladrillo mis que seco," which should be "Man is an overdried brick," emerges as "Man is little more than a dried brick.
However, on account of this stringent standard for moisture content, there is a tendency for Indian coffee to get overdried, resulting in lifeless coffee beans.
This is important because if cotton is over-cleaned or overdried, fiber quality and farmer profits decrease.
They will also save you ironing time, as overdried clothes tend to wrinkle.
Resin on the sides will stay there until dried--or overdried.