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.
one of a number of animal or vegetable oils, such as linseed oil, that harden by oxidation on exposure to air: used as a base for some paints and varnishes
[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.
noun 1. an oven for the controlled drying and seasoning of cut lumber. noun 1. an oven in which cut timber is dried and seasoned
- Dry labor
dry labor n. Labor after spontaneous loss of practically all of the amniotic fluid.