dry pleurisy n.
Pleurisy characterized by a fibrinous exudation, resulting in adhesion between the opposing surfaces of the pleura. Also called adhesive pleurisy, fibrinous pleurisy, plastic pleurisy.
noun, Metallurgy. 1. puddling in a furnace with a bottom of sand.
[drahy-point] /ˈdraɪˌpɔɪnt/ noun 1. a technique of engraving, especially on copper, in which a sharp-pointed needle is used for producing furrows having a burr that is often retained in order to produce a print characterized by soft, velvety black lines. 2. a print made by this technique.
noun, Law. 1. . [sek] /sɛk/ noun, plural rents seck. 1. a right to rent in which the renter does not have the usual power of collection by seizure of the tenant’s goods.
- Dry rale
dry rale n. An auscultative sound produced by a constriction in a bronchial tube or by the presence of a viscid secretion narrowing the lumen of the tube.