bone dry


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Adj.1.bone dry - without a trace of moisture; as dry as a weathered bone; "bone-dry leaves are a fire hazard"; "a drier to get the clothes bone dry"
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"
Translations
vyschlý
knastør
rutikuiva
potpuno suh
ひからびた
메마른
snustorr
แห้งสนิท
khô khốc

bone dry

جَافّ تـَمَاماً vyschlý knastør knochentrocken θεόξερος completamente seco rutikuiva anhydre potpuno suh asciutto ひからびた 메마른 kurkdroog knusktørr suchutki super seco абсолютно сухой snustorr แห้งสนิท kupkuru khô khốc 干得冒烟
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Unfortunately, one personEs off-dry is another personEs bone dry, and another personEs uber-sweet."
It, too, was bone dry, and I spritzed the bolt through the ejection port with the aerosol Dry Lube before leaving for the range.
Rose grape varieties and styles vary enormously - from sickly sweet Californian alcopops to the bone dry more 'serious' roses of Mediterranean France and elsewhere.
The teacher added: "It also keeps the uniforms bone dry."
It's been a hot time in every square inch of Arkansas, and bone dry. As of last week, 44 percent of the state was in "exceptional drought." Only a few square miles of Columbia County on the Louisiana border had escaped an official drought designation, and it was in the category that the National Drought Mitigation Center describes as merely "abnormally dry."
London, Nov 16 (ANI): A company has come up with a new spray that not only repels water but also makes it possible for an object submerged in any liquid to come out bone dry.
The new Coffin Ridge wines include the 2010 Riesling Bone Dry at USD18.80; the 2009 Back From The Dead Red at USD18.80; the 2009 Reserve Baco Noir at USD24.80; and 2009 Marechal Foch at USD17.80.
Join, alter, repair, add more soft 'wet' over the top of even bone dry parts.
The existing price of A$207.4 free on board (FOB) per bone dry metric tonne is applicable for sales from 1 January 2010 to 31 December 31 2010 during which period Elders Forestry is contracted to supply woodchips to its paper manufacturer customers in Japan.
The moon isn't bone dry: Although planetary scientists had suspected as much for years, recent studies show that the surface is surprisingly dewy and the interior contains more water than previous analyses had indicated (SN: 10/24/09, p.
"It's a roof over a grass court and it's not like a football or rugby pitch, we need it to be absolutely bone dry."
Alpines used to bone dry winters don't care much for our changeable weather.