First thing you want to do is cover your spring roll wrappers with a slightly damp towel to keep them from drying out.
BURGERS It is a mistake to make a burger with very lean beef as they need some fat for flavor and to stop them from drying out.
It will tend to keep the soil from drying out so rapidly, but it is not a necessity.
He's madder than we are, because we got our suppers and a drying out.
To keep paint from drying out in an open can it is necessary to exclude the air from the oil.
This is a great assistance in drying out, which is the next and final operation.
Well, the shirts and the books will not last, that is all; it is the same on all sides, solidity is drying out.
This was in one sense not exactly flattering, but he did not immediately mention his great project for drying out the valley.
After drying out the flesh is fluffed and the grain dusted with French chalk.
These jackets are necessary as they keep the bulbs from drying out and having a hard crust.
Old English dryge, from Proto-Germanic *draugiz (cf. Middle Low German dröge, Middle Dutch druge, Dutch droog, Old High German trucchon, German trocken, Old Norse draugr), from PIE *dreug-.
Meaning "barren" is mid-14c. Of humor or jests, early 15c. (implied in dryly); as "uninteresting, tedious" from 1620s. Of places prohibiting alcoholic drink, 1870 (but dry feast, one at which no liquor is served, is from late 15c.; colloquial dry (n.) "prohibitionist" is 1888, American English). Dry goods (1708) were those measured out in dry, not liquid, measure. Dry land (that not under the sea) is from early 13c. Dry run is from 1940s.
Old English drygan, related to dry (adj.). Related: Dried; drying. Of the two agent noun spellings, drier is the older (1520s), while dryer (1874) was first used of machines. Dry out in the drug addiction sense is from 1967. Dry up "stop talking" is 1853.
A person who favors the prohibition of alcoholic drink (1888+)