Dry Bulb Thermometer

Science / Weather / Dry Bulb Thermometer: A thermometer used to measure the ambient temperature. The temperature recorded is considered identical to air temperature. One of the two thermometers that make up a psychrometer.

Other Words for Dry

Dry Adjective Synonyms: dreary, boring, tedious, tiresome, wearisome, wearying, tiring, dull, uninteresting, monotonous, prosaic, commonplace, stale, uninspired, plain, unadorned, unembellished
Dry Noun Synonyms: dehydrated, desiccated, arid, sear, parched, waterless, moistureless, barren, bare, fruitless
Dry Verb Synonyms: dry up or out, wither, shrivel, shrink, wilt

Dryland Farming

Business / Agriculture / Dryland Farming: A system of producing crops in semi-arid regions (usually with less than 20 inches of annual rainfall) without irrigation. Dryland farmers often try to rebuild soil moisture by leaving the land fallow MORE

Drying Out

Health / Fitness / Drying Out: Encouraging loss of body fluids by limiting fluid intake, eliminating salt, sweating heavily and/or using diuretics. MORE


Business / Construction / Drywall: (or Gypsum Wallboard (GWB), Sheet rock or Plasterboard) A manufactured panel made out of gypsum plaster and encased in a thin cardboard. Usually 1/2' thick and 4' x 8' or 4' x 12' in size. The panels MORE

Extra Dry

Life Style / Wine / Extra Dry : A term used on Champagne labels to indicate not-quite-dry; not as dry as Brut. MORE

Hair Bulb

Science / Biology / Hair Bulb: The base of a hair; contains cells that divide mitotically to produce columns of hair cells. MORE

Flash Bulb

Entertainment / Photography / Flash Bulb: Replaceable bulb for use in expendable flash units. A glass bulb contains a pyrotechnic wire or paste which burns out in a brilliant flash when a low voltage firing current is applied. MORE