Other definitions for drier (2 of 2)
comparative of dry.
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How to use drier in a sentence
Otherwise, the rainforest may quickly transform into a drier savannah.
It’s on the rise for a number of reasons, including warmer and drier fire seasons and overgrown forests due to firefighting.
From California to Colorado, rising temperatures due to climate change have led to earlier spring snow melting, resulting in drier vegetation by summer.Wildfires, heat waves and hurricanes broke all kinds of records in 2020 | Carolyn Gramling | December 21, 2020 | Science News
Sunnier, drier conditions may allow for warmer high temperatures.D.C.-area forecast: A couple more chilly days, before a slow warm up | A. Camden Walker | December 18, 2020 | Washington Post
Moderate west-northwest breezes bring in some drier air, but colder air lags behind.D.C.-area forecast: Fairly bright and a bit breezy as our warming trend continues | A. Camden Walker | December 11, 2020 | Washington Post
Extra dry, for example, is actually sweeter than brut, which is drier than demi-sec, which is somewhat sweet.
She knew what hauling water was, and she liked her washer-drier.
“Western Carson County [where the Smiths live] is one of the drier spots in the state,” he says.The Texas Drought Seen Firsthand from the Eyes of Ranchers | Malcolm Jones | August 9, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Just when I think Jemaine is the dry cute one, Bret does something even cuter and drier.
The fauna is not abundant except in large mammals, which are very numerous on the drier steppes.
However interesting to them, nothing is drier and duller to us, nothing more barren and unsatisfying, than their logical sports.Beacon Lights of History, Volume V | John Lord
Possibly in drier environments the species characteristically inhabits bromeliads, at least in the dry season.Amphibians and Reptiles of the Rainforests of Southern El Peten, Guatemala | William E. Duellman
But there were drier days in December, and on one of these I made a curious discovery.
They were found in drier situations than those described for the species in southern Tamaulipas by Martin (1958:69).The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michoacn, Mxico | William E. Duellman
British Dictionary definitions for drier (1 of 2)
a comparative of dry
British Dictionary definitions for drier (2 of 2)
a variant spelling of dryer 1
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