a business that dry-cleans garments, draperies, etc.
a person who owns or operates such an establishment.
a liquid solvent used in dry cleaning.
[drahy-kleen] /ˈdraɪˈklin/ verb (used with object) 1. to clean (garments, draperies, rugs, etc.) with a liquid other than water, as benzine or gasoline. noun 1. the cleaning of garments, fabrics, draperies, etc., with any of various chemicals rather than water. 2. garments for cleaning in this way. verb 1. (transitive) to clean (clothing, fabrics, etc) […]
[drahy-klenz] /ˈdraɪˈklɛnz/ verb (used with object), dry-cleansed, dry-cleansing. 1. to dry-clean.
noun, Navigation. 1. a compass having a compass card mounted on pivots.
- Dry cough
dry cough n. A cough not accompanied by expectoration; a nonproductive cough.