Definitions of drier

  1. Alt. of Driest Webster Dictionary DB
  2. an appliance that removes moisture Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Drying oil; a substance mingled with the oil used in oil painting to make it dry quickly. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. One who, or that which, dries; a substance added to paint, etc., causing it to dry quickly; an apparatus for removing moisture. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Compar. & superl. of DRY, a. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. That which has the quality of drying; that which may expel or absorb moisture; a desicative; a material added to oil-paints to make them dry quickly. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for drier

  1. He had now left the drier plains behind; the earth was clothed with green and yellow grass easy to the feet, and during the day he found many sweet roots to refresh him. – A Little Boy Lost by W. H. Hudson
  2. It was cold, but the air already had a different texture, drier lighter than the air we had left, and one's heart felt light and a little excited. – Another Sheaf by John Galsworthy