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DRY. Used figuratively, it signifies that which produces nothing; as, dry exchange; dry rent; rent seek.

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Vaginal dryness is one of the most common and uncomfortable symptoms of VVA experienced by postmenopausal women," said Juan Camilo Arjona Ferreira, MD, Senior Vice President, Clinical Development.
Vaginal dryness is a lack of lubrication at the opening and on the walls of the vagina.
Due to the higher final dryness achieved through the dewatering lines in the future, Stora Enso Skoghall will be able to feed a higher amount of dewatered sludge to the power boiler and operate it with greater energy efficiency.
Dr Mazher Khan, senior optometrist, Rivoli Eye Zone, said that among the cases screened common complaints were dryness in the eyes and eye strain.
Has a pleasing dryness to it, and the spiciness of the Belgian wit character, and that dryness and spiciness dominates the finish.
BRS), a privately owned stem cell therapeutics corporation headquartered in San Diego, CA, USA, announced today that in observance of World Menopause Day on October 18, 2012, BRS will offer a special price on their Feminease product for Feminine Dryness.
A novel selective estrogen-receptor modulator called ospemifene was more effective than placebo for reducing symptoms of vaginal dryness and dyspareunia in a study of 919 postmenopausal women.
Spring dryness in southern Brazil and northern Argentina may cause some building moisture deficits during corn and soybean planting, but rains are expected to arrive much more broadly as moisture needs build for southern Brazil late this year," says CWG Vice President and meteorologist Joel Widenor.
For this particular case the correlation of the tube wall temperature and heat transfer coefficient of saturated vapours is determined for different levels of dryness degree x.
VAGINAL dryness is a common complaint in women who have gone through the menopause as it takes longer to respond to sexual arousal.
GENEVA-ZURICH, Oct 27 (KUNA) -- Agroscope Reckenholz-Tnikon ART, a Swiss research institute, said Tuesday that the lack of rain for the past 3 months will necessitate the irrigation of ten times of the arable land in Switzerland to avoid loss of the crop from dryness.
Amara (NINA) - Chairman of Health and Environment Committee in Maysan province called on the central government, Parliament and international humanitarian organizations to rescue the province's residents from what he called an environmental and human catastrophe caused by dryness of marshes.