verb (used with or without object), air-dried, air-dry·ing.
Origin of air-dry
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Another series is also usually run in an air-dry condition of about 12 per cent moisture.The Mechanical Properties of Wood|Samuel J. Record
The exclusive use of air-dry peat as fuel in the high furnace, appears to be out of the question.
Long exposure to dry air takes out a large percentage of the moisture which green wood holds, and the lumber is known as air-dry.American Forest Trees|Henry H. Gibson
After this they are taken out of the pickle and hung in a shady but dry and airy place to “air-dry.”Home Pork Making|A. W. Fulton
In Elsberg's process, the air-dry peat is not further desiccated, but is made moist and warm by the admission of hot steam.