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overdry

(ˌəʊvəˈdraɪ)
vb (tr) , -dries, -drying or -dried
to dry too much
adj
excessively dry
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At each of these temperatures we produced parts from material that was above the maximum recommended moisture content, material that was dried to just below that upper limit, and material that was dried to a level considerably below the upper limit, what some in the industry might refer to as "overdried."
To remove the non-cell wall components, such as wax and chlorophyll, the powder was extracted with toluene/ethanol (2: 1, v/v) in a Soxhlet apparatus for 6 h and then overdried at 60[degrees]C for 16 h.
"You've been using overdried leather, you clumsy cobbler," said Mogorogea angrily, "is that the kind of friend you are?
Five gramme of each sample was aseptically weighed and transferred into 100 mL of sterile water in a conical flask, and the mixture was shaken to disperse any contaminants in the water; 0.5 mL of water, in which each leaf sample was suspended with a 1:100 dilution, was plated out on the surface of overdried nutrient agar (Oxoid, England) plates.
Softwood lumber, including southern pine (Pinus taeda, Pinus palustris, Pinus echinata, and Pinus elliottii), is considered kiln dry when the wood moisture content reaches below 19 percent, but it is sometimes overdried or dried to 8 percent moisture content for export or interior applications.
It also means that the air is kept at optimum levels and never overdried.
(2) A condition in the artificial drying of some evergreens when the scales become overdried and hard, usually due to low humidity in the dehydrator.
If too hard or firm, the sausage is overdried or case-hardened.
"El hombre es un ladrillo mis que seco," which should be "Man is an overdried brick," emerges as "Man is little more than a dried brick." The Poet in Socialist Cuba is one more in a seemingly endless series of recent works dealing with the abuse of writers by dictators.
However, on account of this stringent standard for moisture content, there is a tendency for Indian coffee to get overdried, resulting in lifeless coffee beans.
"This is important because if cotton is over-cleaned or overdried, fiber quality and farmer profits decrease."