a fungus, Merulius lacrymans, that causes a common type of dry rot.
noun 1. a rehearsal or practice exercise. 2. Military. practice in firing arms without using live ammunition. noun 1. (military) practice in weapon firing, a drill, or a manoeuvre without using live ammunition 2. (informal) a trial or practice, esp in simulated conditions; rehearsal noun phrase A tryout, practice version, or rehearsal of something planned: […]
[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 dry climate; the dry season. 3. characterized by absence, deficiency, or failure of natural or ordinary moisture. 4. not under, in, or on water: […]
[drahy-sawl-ter] /ˈdraɪˌsɔl tər/ noun, British. 1. a dealer in chemicals and dyes. /ˈdraɪˌsɔːltə/ noun 1. (obsolete) a dealer in certain chemical products, such as dyestuffs and gums, and in dried, tinned, or salted foods and edible oils
[drahy-sawlt] /ˈdraɪˌsɔlt/ verb (used with object) 1. to cure or preserve (meat, hides, etc.) by drying and salting. verb 1. to preserve (food) by salting and removing moisture