any well drilled for oil or gas that does not yield enough to be commercially profitable.
(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 […]
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.