Dryness

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Dryness->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ dryness
dryness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ siccity
siccity
aridity
drought
ebb tide
low water
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ exsiccation|
exsiccation|
desiccation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ arefaction|
arefaction|
dephlegmation|
drainage
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ drier
drier
desiccative
dessicator
PARAG:Dryness->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be dry
be dry
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ render dry
render dry
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ dry
dry
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ dry up
dry up
soak up
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ sponge
sponge
swab
wipe
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ exsiccate
exsiccate
desiccate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ drain
drain
parch
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ be fine
be fine
hold up
PARAG:Dryness->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ dry
dry
anhydrous
arid
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ adust
adust
arescent|
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ dried
dried
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ undamped
undamped
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ juiceless
juiceless
sapless
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ sear
sear
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ husky
husky
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ rainless
rainless
without rain
fine
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ dry as a bone
dry as a bone
dry as dust
dry as a stick
dry as a mummy
dry as a biscuit
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ water proof
water proof
water tight

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Dryness — Dry ness, n. The state of being dry. See {Dry}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dryness — is a property of alcoholic beverages that describes the lack of a sweet taste. This may be due to a lack of sugars, the presence of some other taste that masks sweetness, or an underabundance of simple carbohydrates that can be converted to sugar …   Wikipedia

  • dryness — [drī′nis] n. the quality or state of being dry * * * See dryly. * * * …   Universalium

  • dryness — [drī′nis] n. the quality or state of being dry …   English World dictionary

  • dryness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of moisture Nouns 1. dryness, aridity, aridness; desiccation, dehydration, anhydration, dehumidification; thirst; drainage; curing, mummification, freeze drying (see preservation); evaporation. 2.… …   English dictionary for students

  • dryness — dry ► ADJECTIVE (drier, driest) 1) free from moisture or liquid. 2) not yielding water, oil, or milk. 3) without grease or other moisturizer or lubricator. 4) dully factual. 5) unemotional or undemonstrative. 6) (o …   English terms dictionary

  • dryness — noun 1. the condition of not containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water) (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑waterlessness, ↑xerotes • Ant: ↑wetness • Derivationally related forms: ↑waterless ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • dryness — noun see dry I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dryness — noun /ˈdɹaɪ.nəs/ a) a lack of moisture b) the degree to which something is dry …   Wiktionary

  • Dryness — Степень высушивания …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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