overdry

overdry

(ˌəʊvəˈdraɪ)
vb (tr) , -dries, -drying or -dried
to dry too much
adj
excessively dry
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These specially equipped NovaWheel portable dryers have adapted two technologies established in Novatec's central drying offerings--Moisture Manager and OverDry Protection (see February Close Up).
She also said older women get acne because they 'overdry their skin, stripping it of natural oils with harsh soaps or chemicals, or as an effect of dumping too much oily and pore-plugging moisturizers.'
"If the moisture content is too high, it will cause mold," Pan says, "so facilities tend to overdry walnuts to make sure they are safe to consume." Overdrying wastes a lot of energy and reduces walnut quality.
It is important to know that the neXecodry technology does not contact the web, it does not alter the product properties, it does not degrade the web pattern even for sensitive fibers, and it will not overheat or overdry. The reduction in residual water content entering the dryer, and the large evaporation area in the U-Drum design, enables plants to operate at lower drying temperatures and air pressures.
With a "twenty-knot northerly / ripping into the overdry / bushland," climatic conditions mean that the speaker can envision destructive flames and very little else.
DRYING THE CLAY We allowed the bowl to dry slowly for one full day, lightly draped in plastic wrap so moisture could escape but the clay would not overdry and crack on the form.
Avoid using excessive heat from hairdryers or heated rollers as this can overdry the hair.
Table 6.--The percent change in weight, moisture content (MC), ash content, and British thermal unit values per overdry pound when the fines (< 1/8 or < 1/4 in.) were removed (a) Case Study 3 Case Study 4 Case Study 5 Change < 1/8 < 1/4 < 1/8 < 1/4 < 1/8 < 1/4 Weight -11.5 -25.0 -7.6 -15.4 -7.7 -29.7 MC -13.0 -28.2 -10.0 -18.9 -9.5 -37.4 Ash -52.7 -66.5 -54.8 -64.3 -20.5 -56.0 Btu/lb +10.6 +24.1 +6.3 +14.1 +7.3 +29.1 (a) - and + = a reduction and an increase in value, respectively.
This is a patented energy-saving drying control that prevents sensitive materials such as PA, PC, LCP or POM in the storage containers from becoming overdry or sustaining heat damage.
She's causing her hair problems such as overdry, making it brittle and it could become so weak she could suffer hair loss through the over-use.
- Retinoids should be avoided; they overdry the skin and can worsen the rash.