the solid form of carbon dioxide, which sublimes at −109.26°F (−78.48°C) and is used chiefly as a refrigerant.
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
Solid carbon dioxide. Dry ice evaporates without first passing through a liquid state by sublimation except under moderate pressure (more than 73 atmospheres). It is used for refrigeration and for creating artificial smoke or fog effects.
[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 […]
noun 1. any of a group of oily, organic liquids occurring naturally, as linseed, soybean, or dehydrated castor oil, or synthesized, that when applied as a thin coating absorb atmospheric oxygen, forming a tough, elastic layer. noun 1. one of a number of animal or vegetable oils, such as linseed oil, that harden by oxidation […]
[drahy-ing-out] /ˈdraɪ ɪŋˈaʊt/ noun 1. the process of detoxifying an alcoholic patient: Drying-out takes time.
- Dry joint
dry joint n. A joint with atrophic desiccating changes.