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dry·er

 (drī′ər)
n.
1. An appliance that removes moisture by heating or another process: a clothes dryer; a hair dryer.
2. Variant of drier1.

dryer

(ˈdraɪə)
n
1. a person or thing that dries
2. an apparatus for removing moisture by forced draught, heating, or centrifuging
3. (Chemical Engineering) any of certain chemicals added to oils such as linseed oil to accelerate their drying when used as bases in paints, etc

dryer

(ˈdraɪə)
adj
a variant spelling of drier1

dry•er

(ˈdraɪ ər)

n.
1. Also, drier. a machine, appliance, or apparatus for removing moisture, as by forced heat: a hair dryer.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dryer - an appliance that removes moisturedryer - an appliance that removes moisture  
appliance - durable goods for home or office use
clothes drier, clothes dryer - a dryer that dries clothes wet from washing
blow drier, blow dryer, hair drier, hair dryer, hand blower - a hand-held electric blower that can blow warm air onto the hair; used for styling hair
Translations
مُجَفِّفمُجَفِّف، جِهاز تَنْشيف
sušička
tørrer
kuivaaja
sušilo
òurrkari
乾燥機
건조기
sušič
torktumlare
ที่เป่าผม
máy sấy

dryer

[ˈdraɪəʳ] N (for hair) → secador m; (for clothes) (= machine) → secadora f; (= rack) → tendedero m

dryer

[ˈdraɪər] n (also tumble dryer) → sèche-linge m (also spin-dryer) → essoreuse f (also hair dryer) → sèche-cheveux m tumble dryer, hairdryerdry goods npl (US) (= food) → épicerie f (denrées)dry ice nneige f carboniquedrying up n (British) to do the drying up → essuyer la vaisselledry land nterre f ferme
on dry land → sur la terre ferme

dryer

n (for clothes) → Wäschetrockner m; (= spin dryer)Wäscheschleuder f; (for hands) → Händetrockner m; (for hair) → Föhn m, → Haartrockner m; (over head) → Trockenhaube f; (in paint) → Trockenstoff m

dryer

drier [ˈdraɪəʳ] n (for hair) → föhn m inv, asciugacapelli m inv; (at hairdresser's) → casco m asciugacapelli inv; (for clothes) → asciugabiancheria m inv

dry

(drai) adjective
1. having little, or no, moisture, sap, rain etc. The ground is very dry; The leaves are dry and withered; I need to find dry socks for the children.
2. uninteresting and not lively. a very dry book.
3. (of humour or manner) quiet, restrained. a dry wit.
4. (of wine) not sweet.
verbpast tense, past participle dried
to (cause to) become dry. I prefer drying dishes to washing them; The clothes dried quickly in the sun.
dried adjective
(of food) having had moisture removed for the purpose of preservation. dried flowers; dried fruit.
ˈdrier, ˈdryer noun
a machine etc that dries. a spin-drier; a hair-dryer.
ˈdrily, ˈdryly adverb
in a quiet, restrained (and humorous) manner. He commented drily on the untidiness of the room.
ˈdryness noun
ˌdry-ˈclean verb
to clean (clothes etc) with chemicals, not with water.
dry land
the land as opposed to the sea etc.
dry off
to make or become completely dry. She climbed out of the swimming-pool and dried off in the sun.
dry up
1. to lose water; to cease running etc completely. All the rivers dried up in the heat.
2. to become used up. Supplies of bandages have dried up.
3. to make dry. The sun dried up the puddles in the road.
4. (of a speaker) to forget what he is going to say. He dried up in the middle of his speech.

dryer

مُجَفِّف sušička tørrer Wäschetrockner στεγνωτήριο secador, secadora kuivaaja séchoir sušilo asciugatrice 乾燥機 건조기 droger tørker suszarka secador, secadora сушилка torktumlare ที่เป่าผม kurutucu máy sấy 烘干机
References in classic literature ?
She hurried forward through the crowd as if intent upon reaching a distant home, bending forward in her handsome cloak, daintily lifting her skirts and picking for her well-shod feet the dryer spots upon the pavements.
On all the house there is a cold, blank smell like the smell of a little church, though something dryer, suggesting that the dead and buried Dedlocks walk there in the long nights and leave the flavour of their graves behind them.
"But then, if they should only be gone out for an hour till it is dryer, and call by and by?"
Then Martin began to alternate between the dryer and the wringer, between times "shaking out" socks and stockings.
While heaping these compliments on Mr Flintwinch, he rolled him about with a hand on each of his shoulders, until the staggerings of that gentleman, who under the circumstances was dryer and more twisted than ever, were like those of a teetotum nearly spent.
"The big roan's broke loose," the dryer said, as he stopped beside them.
'You'd better by far be reasonable, Bradley Headstone, Master,' said Riderhood, passing him, 'or I'll drain you all the dryer for it, when we do settle.--Ah!
Albeit the installation and the device may cost arms and legs, sheer energy efficiency, and promoting sustainability have made hand dryer highly sought-after.
Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service are asking people to check the make of their tumble dryer after a full recall was issued by a manufacturer.
THIS is what was left of a tumble dryer after it burst into flames.
The bacteria appeared not to come from the hand dryer itself, but from bacteria in the bathroom that was sucked into the air coming out of the fan.