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

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When (the Renegades) came out to center court to play the final game and the Olympic music was playing on the loudspeakers, well, there wasn't a dry eye in the section that the Westlake parents were sitting in,'' said Rundle, who played at UCLA and is one of the most influential volleyball players in the history of the sport.

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