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Definition of "drier" []

  • One that dries. (noun)
  • A substance added to paint, varnish, or ink to speed drying. (noun)
  • A comparative of dry. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "drier" in a sentence
  • "“kukum” hot-air drier, the “Chula copra drier”, the Seychelles Calirifre, or the oil-fired hot-air drier marketed by M/S Premier Engineering Company at Cochin (India)."
  • "Without frequent rains such soils become droughty and don't offer much growth potential in drier times of the year, ie, summer."
  • "Had to go appliance shopping yesterday – our 14-year-old drier is in the process of giving up the ghost."