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

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Within both markets, the continuing trend is migration from wet to dry feeding following the widespread consumer need for convenience.
When the season of dry feeding arrives, the farmer expects to feed his stock and is prepared for it.
MLC pig technical manager Dr Pinder Gill said: "Many existing units were designed for dry feeding and for some the cost of conversion to wet feeding could be high.