verb (used with object), Informal.
to ambush with the intent of killing or severely mauling:
The riders were dry-gulched by bandits.
to betray by a sudden change of attitude or allegiance:
The party dry-gulched its chief candidate at the convention.
[origin uncertain; perhaps fr the practice of killing the animals of another rancher by stampeding them over a cliff into a gulch; perhaps fr attacking sheepherders out of a gulch and killing their animals]
- Dry haze
noun haze occurring in conditions of low humidity Examples So-called damp haze and dry haze produce different optical effects because the particles of each are of different sizes, with the dry haze particles being smaller.
noun 1. any well drilled for oil or gas that does not yield enough to be commercially profitable. noun 1. (in the oil industry) a well that is drilled but does not produce oil or gas in commercially worthwhile amounts
Chemistry, Trademark. 1. the solid form of carbon dioxide, which sublimes at −109.26°F (−78.48°C) and is used chiefly as a refrigerant. noun 1. solid carbon dioxide, which sublimes at –78.5°C: used as a refrigerant, and to create billows of smoke in stage shows Also called carbon dioxide snow dry ice Solid carbon dioxide. Dry ice […]
[drahy-ing] /ˈdraɪ ɪŋ/ adjective 1. causing dryness: a drying breeze. 2. designed to become or capable of becoming and hard on exposure to air. [drahy] /draɪ/ adjective, drier, driest. 1. free from moisture or excess moisture; not moist; not wet: a dry towel; dry air. 2. having or characterized by little or no rain: a […]