air-dry

[air-drahy]
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verb (used with or without object), air-dried, air-dry·ing.

to dry by exposure to the air.

adjective

dry beyond further evaporation.

Nearby words

  1. air-conditioning,
  2. air-cool,
  3. air-cooled,
  4. air-core,
  5. air-cushion vehicle,
  6. air-entrained concrete,
  7. air-express,
  8. air-hardening,
  9. air-intake,
  10. air-lance

Origin of air-dry

First recorded in 1855–60

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air-dry

verb -dries, -drying or -dried

(tr) to dry by exposure to the air
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