What does drier mean?

Definitions for drier
ˈdraɪ ərdri·er

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word drier.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. desiccant, drying agent, drier, siccative(noun)

    a substance that promotes drying (e.g., calcium oxide absorbs water and is used to remove moisture)

  2. dryer, drier(noun)

    an appliance that removes moisture


  1. drier(Noun)

    Any substance that accelerates drying.

  2. drier(Noun)

    Catalyst used to promote the drying of paints and varnishes by oxidative crosslinking.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Drier(noun)

    one who, or that which, dries; that which may expel or absorb moisture; a desiccative; as, the sun and a northwesterly wind are great driers of the earth

  2. Drier(noun)

    drying oil; a substance mingled with the oil used in oil painting to make it dry quickly

  3. Drier

    alt. of Driest

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Drier

    drī′ėr, n. that which dries: a machine for extracting moisture from wet cloths, grain, &c.: a substance causing paint to dry more rapidly.

How to pronounce drier?

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How to say drier in sign language?

  1. drier


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of drier in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of drier in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of drier in a Sentence

  1. Gavin Newsom:

    We obviously feel very strongly the hots are getting hotter, the dries are getting drier. When we're having heat domes, the likes of which we've never seen in our history.

  2. Jessica Tierney:

    What we see in the paleoclimate record from the last 2,000 years is evidence that the Horn of Africa is drier when there are warm conditions on Earth, and wetter when it is colder.

  3. Ted Shepherd:

    This paper adds to the growing evidence that the simple paradigm of 'wet-gets-wetter, dry-gets-drier' under a warming climate does not apply over land areas.

  4. The BOM:

    Some El Nino-like impacts have already been seen this spring in Australia and several regions around the globe, including Asia, South America and southern Africa, the Bureau's December–February Climate Outlook shows a drier and warmer summer is likely for many parts of Australia.

  5. Zi Sai:

    My family depends wholly on tea for survival, earning about 200,000 yuan a year, this year, the weather has been drier, reducing our tea output.

Images & Illustrations of drier

  1. drierdrierdrierdrierdrier

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