Definition of "drying" []

  • The action or process of making or becoming dry (noun)
  • The processing of timber until it has a moisture content suitable for the purposes for which it is to be used (noun)
  • Causing dryness (adjective)
  • Present participle of dry. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "drying" in a sentence
  • "'It was what we call a drying-up, or withering of the System.'"
  • "The trick to taming the 'fu, I've learned, is in drying it out."
  • "In the immediate aftermath of the disaster, some manufacturers and analysts have worried about the short-term drying up of orders from Japan as it wrestles with failed communications networks and the scope of the catastrophe."