drying-up

drying-up

n
1. to do the drying-up to dry dishes, cups, glasses, etc after they have been washed
2. (Physical Geography) the loss of water (in a lake, river, sea, etc)
3. the stopping of something such as a supply of something
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Translations

drying-up

[ˈdraɪɪŋˈʌp] N [of river, well] → desecación f; [of skin] → deshidratación f
to do the drying-upsecar los platos
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drying-up

[ˌdraɪɪŋˈʌp] n to do the drying-upasciugare i piatti
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