HyperDic: drier

English > 2 senses of the word drier:
NOUNsubstancedrier, desiccant, drying agent, siccativea substance that promotes drying (e.g., calcium oxide absorbs water and is used to remove moisture)
artifactdrier, dryeran appliance that removes moisture
drier > pronunciation
Soundsdray'er
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English > drier: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA substance that promotes drying (e.g., calcium oxide absorbs water and is used to remove moisture).
Synonymsdesiccant, drying agent, siccative
Broaderchemical agentAn agent that produces chemical reactions
Spanishdesecante
Catalandessecant
Verbsdrybecome dry or drier
dryremove the moisture from and make dry
English > drier: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAn appliance that removes moisture.
Synonymdryer
Narrowerclothes dryer, clothes drierA dryer that dries clothes wet from washing
hand blower, blow dryer, blow drier, hair dryer, hair drierA hand-held electric blower that can blow / blow warm air onto the hair
Broaderappliancedurable goods for home or office use
Spanishsecadora, secador
Catalanassecadora, assecador, eixugador
Verbsdrybecome dry or drier
dryremove the moisture from and make dry

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