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

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The solar tunnel dryer dries fish to the desired moisture content much faster than the rack dryer, and therefore saves time.
Sweet corn dries beautifully, too, and it's easiest to handle if you blanch the whole ears before cutting off the kernels.
Desiccant central dryer (DCD) dries one or more granular materials to less than 0.02% moisture in one or more drying hoppers using a central power pack, which comes in six sizes.
The clear coat goes on like powdered sugar, and dries clear when it is baked.
The new procedure dries wood between 50 and 75 percent faster than conventional drying processes and uses 30 percent less energy.