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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Rose grape varieties and styles vary enormously - from sickly sweet Californian alcopops to the bone dry more 'serious' roses of Mediterranean France and elsewhere.
Once it's bone dry we can cover them then if there's any further rain.
The left shoe, which is coated in NeverWet, emerges muck free and bone dry from the muddy puddle, while the untreated shoe on the right is clearly stained.
Alpines used to bone dry winters don't care much for our changeable weather.
Standberg Engineering Laboratories has developed a new portable moisture meter that works on textile fabric, nonwovens, carpet, yarn and raw stock including seed cotton and ginned lint, over the full spectrum, from bone dry to soaking wet.
A lean, deep red wine, that is a bone dry mouthful for those who prefer their tipple to supplement their food flavours as opposed to dominating them.
Last season he was drenched upon entering the locker room at Stanford after the Bruins clinched the title outright, but this time he met the media bone dry.
Darla Huie, owner of Dizzy's Grill of Benton, is on a mission to get a private club license, the first-ever for a restaurant in a city that is currently bone dry to anyone who isn't a member of the Trace Creek Country Club or the Moose or VFW lodges.
This should have been done when the soil was bone dry during the drought, not dripping wet as it is now.
The moisture measurement range is from bone dry to 75% percent moisture, providing application opportunities for the wet end, size press, coaters and tissue machines.
Allen's dialogue with art history is materialized via subtly "off" color combinations, vaguely skewed compositions, barely uneven surfaces slick and pocked, thin and layered, lacquered and bone dry.
I'm really looking forward to the upcoming events in South Africa and Australia because they'll be played on bone dry courses with a bit of run, which suits accurate, feel players like myself.