[drahy-ing-out] /ˈdraɪ ɪŋˈaʊt/
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.
noun 1. a tract of land in a desert region over which a shallow lake is formed during the rainy season or after prolonged heavy rains.