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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.
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Adj.1.air-dried - made dry by contact with unheated airair-dried - made dry by contact with unheated 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"
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