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

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Another drying method is to use a drying agent, such as silica gel.
Dried fruit market is categorized on the basis of type, drying method, application, end-use and geography.
The food industries of the world are at present looking for new advanced, alternative of open sun drying, inexpensive, hygienic and controlled preservation technology that yielding in good quality of dried fruits having minimum alteration in the quality attributes of dried fruits (Katsube et al.
Keywords: Drying methods, Tomato slices, Specific energy consumption, Physical quality
Drying system manufacturer Harter of Stiefenhofen, Germany, has learned that the drying operation constitutes a bottleneck in the overall process of many plating companies.
In order to minimize the sample preparation work and to avoid destroying parts of the drying batch by cutting out samples for prong or slicing tests, we want to predict the resulting deformation and therefore the drying quality concerning casehardening mathematically via the moisture distribution of the samples.
1) contains four main parts: chassis, drying cabinet, electrical heater and a solar air heater.
In order to dry liquids and wet-mix products and convert them into powders with a long shelf life, producers generally have to resort to using capital and energy intensive spray drying towers.
The Radiant Zone dryer (RZD) is a novel drying method designed to dry liquid food products into powders.
Direct sun drying requires an area with a large, open space and long drying times.
The most common method of preservation for pepper is by drying which is an energy-intensive process.