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dry    音標拼音: [dr'ɑɪ]
a. 干的,無酒的,枯燥無味的,干燥的
vt. 把…弄干
vi. 變干
n. 干,干涸



adj 1: free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal
moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet; "dry
land"; "dry clothes"; "a dry climate"; "dry splintery
boards"; "a dry river bed"; "the paint is dry" [ant:
2: humorously sarcastic or mocking; "dry humor"; "an ironic
remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely"; "an
ironic novel"; "an ironical smile"; "with a wry Scottish wit"
[synonym: {dry}, {ironic}, {ironical}, {wry}]
3: lacking moisture or volatile components; "dry paint" [ant:
4: opposed to or prohibiting the production and sale of
alcoholic beverages; "the dry vote led by preachers and
bootleggers"; "a dry state" [ant: {wet}]
5: not producing milk; "a dry cow" [ant: {lactating}, {wet}]
6: (of liquor) having a low residual sugar content because of
decomposition of sugar during fermentation; "a dry white
burgundy"; "a dry Bordeaux" [ant: {sweet}]
7: without a mucous or watery discharge; "a dry cough"; "that
rare thing in the wintertime; a small child with a dry nose"
[ant: {phlegmy}]
8: not shedding tears; "dry sobs"; "with dry eyes"
9: lacking interest or stimulation; dull and lifeless; "a dry
book"; "a dry lecture filled with trivial details"; "dull and
juiceless as only book knowledge can be when it is unrelated
to...life"- John Mason Brown [synonym: {dry}, {juiceless}]
10: used of solid substances in contrast with liquid ones; "dry
11: unproductive especially of the expected results; "a dry
run"; "a mind dry of new ideas"
12: having no adornment or coloration; "dry facts"; "rattled off
the facts in a dry mechanical manner"
13: (of food) eaten without a spread or sauce or other garnish;
"dry toast"; "dry meat"
14: having a large proportion of strong liquor; "a very dry
martini is almost straight gin"
15: lacking warmth or emotional involvement; "a dry greeting";
"a dry reading of the lines"; "a dry critique"
16: practicing complete abstinence from alcoholic beverages;
"he's been dry for ten years"; "no thank you; I happen to be
teetotal" [synonym: {dry}, {teetotal}]
n 1: a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
[synonym: {dry}, {prohibitionist}]
v 1: remove the moisture from and make dry; "dry clothes"; "dry
hair" [synonym: {dry}, {dry out}] [ant: {wet}]
2: become dry or drier; "The laundry dries in the sun" [synonym:
{dry}, {dry out}]

Wine \Wine\, n. [OE. win, AS. win, fr. L. vinum (cf. Icel.
v[imac]n; all from the Latin); akin to Gr. o'i^nos, ?, and E.
withy. Cf. {Vine}, {Vineyard}, {Vinous}, {Withy}.]
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1. The expressed juice of grapes, esp. when fermented; a
beverage or liquor prepared from grapes by squeezing out
their juice, and (usually) allowing it to ferment. "Red
wine of Gascoigne." --Piers Plowman.
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Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging, and
whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise. --Prov.
xx. 1.
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Bacchus, that first from out the purple grape
Crushed the sweet poison of misused wine. --Milton.
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Note: Wine is essentially a dilute solution of ethyl alcohol,
containing also certain small quantities of ethers and
ethereal salts which give character and bouquet.
According to their color, strength, taste, etc., wines
are called {red}, {white}, {spirituous}, {dry},
{light}, {still}, etc.
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2. A liquor or beverage prepared from the juice of any fruit
or plant by a process similar to that for grape wine; as,
currant wine; gooseberry wine; palm wine.
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3. The effect of drinking wine in excess; intoxication.
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Noah awoke from his wine. --Gen. ix. 24.
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{Birch wine}, {Cape wine}, etc. See under {Birch}, {Cape},

{Spirit of wine}. See under {Spirit}.

{To have drunk wine of ape} or {To have drunk wine ape}, to
be so drunk as to be foolish. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

{Wine acid}. (Chem.) See {Tartaric acid}, under {Tartaric}.

{Wine apple} (Bot.), a large red apple, with firm flesh and a
rich, vinous flavor.

{Wine fly} (Zool.), small two-winged fly of the genus
{Piophila}, whose larva lives in wine, cider, and other
fermented liquors.

{Wine grower}, one who cultivates a vineyard and makes wine.

{Wine measure}, the measure by which wines and other spirits
are sold, smaller than beer measure.

{Wine merchant}, a merchant who deals in wines.

{Wine of opium} (Pharm.), a solution of opium in aromatized
sherry wine, having the same strength as ordinary
laudanum; -- also {Sydenham's laudanum}.

{Wine press}, a machine or apparatus in which grapes are
pressed to extract their juice.

{Wine skin}, a bottle or bag of skin, used, in various
countries, for carrying wine.

{Wine stone}, a kind of crust deposited in wine casks. See
1st {Tartar}, 1.

{Wine vault}.
(a) A vault where wine is stored.
(b) A place where wine is served at the bar, or at tables;
a dramshop. --Dickens.

{Wine vinegar}, vinegar made from wine.

{Wine whey}, whey made from milk coagulated by the use of
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Dry \Dry\ (dr[imac]), a. [Compar. {Drier}; superl. {Driest}.]
[OE. dru[yogh]e, druye, drie, AS. dryge; akin to LG.
dr["o]ge, D. droog, OHG. trucchan, G. trocken, Icel. draugr a
dry log. Cf. {Drought}, {Drouth}, 3d {Drug}.]
1. Free from moisture; having little humidity or none; arid;
not wet or moist; deficient in the natural or normal
supply of moisture, as rain or fluid of any kind; -- said
(a) Of the weather: Free from rain or mist.
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The weather, we agreed, was too dry for the
season. --Addison.
(b) Of vegetable matter: Free from juices or sap; not
succulent; not green; as, dry wood or hay.
(c) Of animals: Not giving milk; as, the cow is dry.
(d) Of persons: Thirsty; needing drink.
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Give the dry fool drink. -- Shak
(e) Of the eyes: Not shedding tears.
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Not a dry eye was to be seen in the assembly. --
(f) (Med.) Of certain morbid conditions, in which there is
entire or comparative absence of moisture; as, dry
gangrene; dry catarrh.
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2. Destitute of that which interests or amuses; barren;
unembellished; jejune; plain.
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These epistles will become less dry, more
susceptible of ornament. --Pope.
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3. Characterized by a quality somewhat severe, grave, or
hard; hence, sharp; keen; shrewd; quaint; as, a dry tone
or manner; dry wit.
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He was rather a dry, shrewd kind of body. --W.
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4. (Fine Arts) Exhibiting a sharp, frigid preciseness of
execution, or the want of a delicate contour in form, and
of easy transition in coloring.
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{Dry area} (Arch.), a small open space reserved outside the
foundation of a building to guard it from damp.

{Dry blow}.
(a) (Med.) A blow which inflicts no wound, and causes no
effusion of blood.
(b) A quick, sharp blow.

{Dry bone} (Min.), Smithsonite, or carbonate of zinc; -- a
miner's term.

{Dry castor} (Zool.) a kind of beaver; -- called also
{parchment beaver}.

{Dry cupping}. (Med.) See under {Cupping}.

{Dry dock}. See under {Dock}.

{Dry fat}. See {Dry vat} (below).

{Dry light}, pure unobstructed light; hence, a clear,
impartial view. --Bacon.
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The scientific man must keep his feelings under
stern control, lest they obtrude into his
researches, and color the dry light in which alone
science desires to see its objects. -- J. C.

{Dry masonry}. See {Masonry}.

{Dry measure}, a system of measures of volume for dry or
coarse articles, by the bushel, peck, etc.

{Dry pile} (Physics), a form of the Voltaic pile, constructed
without the use of a liquid, affording a feeble current,
and chiefly useful in the construction of electroscopes of
great delicacy; -- called also {Zamboni's}, from the names
of the two earliest constructors of it.

{Dry pipe} (Steam Engine), a pipe which conducts dry steam
from a boiler.

{Dry plate} (Photog.), a glass plate having a dry coating
sensitive to light, upon which photographic negatives or
pictures can be made, without moistening.

{Dry-plate process}, the process of photographing with dry

{Dry point}. (Fine Arts)
(a) An engraving made with the needle instead of the
burin, in which the work is done nearly as in etching,
but is finished without the use acid.
(b) A print from such an engraving, usually upon paper.
(c) Hence: The needle with which such an engraving is

{Dry rent} (Eng. Law), a rent reserved by deed, without a
clause of distress. --Bouvier.

{Dry rot}, a decay of timber, reducing its fibers to the
condition of a dry powdery dust, often accompanied by the
presence of a peculiar fungus ({Merulius lacrymans}),
which is sometimes considered the cause of the decay; but
it is more probable that the real cause is the
decomposition of the wood itself. --D. C. Eaton. Called
also {sap rot}, and, in the United States, {powder post}.

{Dry stove}, a hothouse adapted to preserving the plants of
arid climates. --Brande & C.

{Dry vat}, a vat, basket, or other receptacle for dry

{Dry wine}, that in which the saccharine matter and
fermentation were so exactly balanced, that they have
wholly neutralized each other, and no sweetness is
perceptible; -- opposed to {sweet wine}, in which the
saccharine matter is in excess.
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Dry \Dry\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dried}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Drying}.] [AS. drygan; cf. drugian to grow dry. See {Dry},
To make dry; to free from water, or from moisture of any
kind, and by any means; to exsiccate; as, to dry the eyes; to
dry one's tears; the wind dries the earth; to dry a wet
cloth; to dry hay.
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{To dry up}.
(a) To scorch or parch with thirst; to deprive utterly of
water; to consume.
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Their honorable men are famished, and their
multitude dried up with thirst. -- Is. v. 13.
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The water of the sea, which formerly covered it,
was in time exhaled and dried up by the sun.
(b) To make to cease, as a stream of talk.
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Their sources of revenue were dried up. -- Jowett
(Thucyd. )

{To dry a cow}, or {To dry up a cow}, to cause a cow to cease
secreting milk. --Tylor.
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Dry \Dry\, v. i.
1. To grow dry; to become free from wetness, moisture, or
juice; as, the road dries rapidly.
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2. To evaporate wholly; to be exhaled; -- said of moisture,
or a liquid; -- sometimes with up; as, the stream dries,
or dries up.
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3. To shrivel or wither; to lose vitality.
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And his hand, which he put forth against him, dried
up, so that he could not pull it in again to him.
--I Kings
xiii. 4.
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341 Moby Thesaurus words for "dry":
Rabelaisian, Saharan, Spartan, WCTU, acarpous, acerb, acerbate,
acerbic, acescent, acetose, acid, acidulous, air-dry, anhydrate,
anhydrous, antisaloon, apathetic, arid, ascetic, athirst, austere,
bake, baked, bald, bare, barren, blah, blank, blast-freeze, bleed,
bleed white, bloodless, blot, bone-dry, brassy, brazen, brine,
broken-record, bromidic, brush, burn, cake, candid, caustic,
celibate, characterless, childless, choked, coarse, cold,
colorless, common, commonplace, concrete, congeal, corn, crab,
crabbed, cracked, croaking, croaky, cure, cynical, dead,
dehumidify, dehydrate, dehydrated, denude, deplete, depleted,
deplume, desert, desiccate, desiccated, desolate, despoil, direct,
discreet, dismal, displume, divest, draggy, drain, drained,
drearisome, dreary, dried-up, droughty, dry as dust, dry-cure,
dry-salt, dryasdust, dull, dusty, earthbound, effete, elephantine,
embalm, empty, etiolated, evaporate, everlasting, exhaust,
exhausted, exsiccate, fade, fallow, fire, flat, flay, fleece,
frank, freeze, freeze-dry, fruitless, fume, gaunt, gelded, grating,
green, gruff, guttural, harping, harsh, harsh-sounding, heavy,
high and dry, ho-hum, hoarse, hollow, homely, homespun, humdrum,
husky, impotent, impoverish, impoverished, inane, indurate,
ineffectual, inexcitable, infecund, infertile, insipid, insolate,
invariable, ironic, irradiate, issueless, jarring, jejune, jerk,
jog-trot, juiceless, kiln, kipper, leached, leaden, lean, lifeless,
like parchment, literal, long-winded, low-spirited, marinade,
marinate, matter-of-fact, menopausal, metallic, milk, modest,
moistureless, monotonous, mummify, mundane, natural, neat,
nonfertile, nonproducing, nonproductive, nonprolific, open, pale,
pallid, parch, parched, pedestrian, phlegmatic, pick clean, pickle,
pickled, plain, plain-speaking, plain-spoken, plodding, pluck,
pointless, poky, ponderous, preservatize, prohibitionist, prolix,
prosaic, prosing, prosy, pungent, pure, quick-freeze, ragged,
rasping, raucid, raucous, refrigerate, rough, roupy, rub, rude,
rugged, rustic, salt, sandy, sapless, sapped, sarcastic, sardonic,
satiric, scorch, sear, season, sec, sere, set, severe, shear,
shovel, shrivel, simple, simple-speaking, sine prole, singsong,
skin, slow, smoke, smoke-cure, soak up, sober, solemn, solidify,
sour, sour as vinegar, soured, sourish, spare, spiritless, sponge,
squawking, squawky, staid, stark, sterile, stertorous, stiff,
stodgy, stoic, stolid, straightforward, strangled, strident,
stridulous, strip, strip bare, stuff, stuffy, suck dry, sucked dry,
sun, sun-dry, superficial, swab, tart, tartish, tasteless, tedious,
teemless, teetotal, thick, thirsting, thirsty, throaty, tinny,
torrefy, towel, treadmill, unadorned, unaffected, uncultivated,
undamped, unembellished, uneventful, unfanciful, unfertile,
unfruitful, ungarnished, unideal, unimaginative, uninspired,
uninteresting, uninventive, unlively, unoriginal, unplowed,
unpoetic, unpoetical, unpretentious, unproductive, unprolific,
unripe, unromantic, unromanticized, unsown, unsweet, unsweetened,
untilled, unvarnished, unvarying, unwatered, vapid, vinegarish,
vinegary, virgin, waste, wasted, waterless, weariful, wearisome,
weazen, wipe, wither, without issue, wizen, wooden




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