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

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Of this form June of 2019 it is qualified like the seventh June driest from 1965 and the driest third of the 21st century.
A change in the weather brought much-needed rain to a parched Stirling following the driest July in the area for four years.
The UK basked in one of its hottest and driest Junes ever, according to provisional figures.
London the driest the There are five cities, including Cardiff, with an average annual rainfall of more than 1,000mm.
London is the driest the There are five cities, including Cardiff, with an average annual rainfall of more than 1,000mm.
is not only driest city, but hottest too Plymouth has an average of 1,007mm of rain, Belfast 944mm and Manchester 867mm.
London the driest the s, with ual There are five cities, including Cardiff, an average annual rainfall of more than 1,000mm.
Despite the recent deluge ofrain and snow in the North East, it has been revealed thatNewcastleandSunderlandare two of the driest cities in the country.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- For the first time, researchers have seen life rebounding in the world's driest desert, demonstrating that it could also be lurking in the soils of Mars.
FOOD prices are set to rocket as the driest winter in 20 years leads to poor harvests and shortages.
THE Environment Agency has downplayed concerns of drought after one of the driest Aprils on record.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Saturday forecasted that May and June will be the hottest and driest months this year with mercury expected to exceed 40degC in Karachi.