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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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Brothers Chris and Jonathan Rees and their families, who are the latest in five generations of the family to produce the traditionally air-dried ham, said they were "over the moon" to hear the news.
For example, photographs can be rinsed gently in clean water and air-dried on a plastic screen or paper towel.
Researchers at Tufts University have stabilized blood samples for long periods of time without refrigeration and at high temperatures by encapsulating them in air-dried silk protein.
The first set consists of bamboo samples in green condition with an average moisture content of 65% and the second set consisting air-dried bamboo having a moisture content of 14%.
As we mentioned previously, UK scientists have developed probiotic baked cereal products-probiotic breads--using air-dried probiotic edible films.
At the end of the first six hours of drying, the moisture content of the solar-dried and air-dried mango slices is predicted to be approximately 1.
A photographer who worked for the Wales Screen Commission, he gave it all up in search of perfection - an air-dried ham that, he readily admits, may take a lifetime to achieve.
The adhesive was applied in 2 consecutive layers, gently agitated for 15 s, and gently air-dried for 10 s using compressed air.
Boards that are air-dried, in a stack with battens, should be stored outside, ideally well ventilated and protected from water and direct sunlight.
Sourced from the rainforest in the San Mateo region of Southern Brazil, this air-dried organic yerba mate provides Guayaki customers with yet another delicious and invigorating yerba mate style to enjoy.