dry adiabatic lapse rate
See under lapse rate.
[drahy-uh s] /ˈdraɪ əs/ noun, plural dryas. 1. any creeping plant belonging to the genus Dryas, of the rose family, having solitary white or yellow flowers, comprising the mountain avens.
- Dry as a bone
adjective phrase Very dry: Drink, please, I’m dry as a bone (1649+)
[drahy-uh z-duhst] /ˈdraɪ əzˈdʌst/ adjective 1. dull and boring: a dry-as-dust biography.
noun, Electricity. 1. a dry cell or a voltaic battery consisting of a number of dry cells. noun 1. an electric battery consisting of two or more dry cells