DRY


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AcronymDefinition
DRYDon't Repeat Yourself (extreme programming)
DRYDesign Reference Year (climate data users manual)
DRYDefensive Rushing Yards (football)
DRYDispute Resolution and Youth (Ohio State University)
DRYDependent, Responding, Y Axis (graphing variables)
References in classic literature ?
But I found an excellent use for these grapes; and that was, to cure or dry them in the sun, and keep them as dried grapes or raisins are kept, which I thought would be, as indeed they were, wholesome and agreeable to eat when no grapes could be had.
I'LL soon make you dry enough!' They all sat down at once, in a large ring, with the Mouse in the middle.
Instead of the sun rising to dry me, it came on to rain, with a thick mist; so that my case was lamentable.
On the other hand he did not previously dry the plants or branches with the fruit; and this, as we have seen, would have caused some of them to have floated much longer.
"We seem to be drifting toward it, so that before noon we ought to find ourselves upon dry land again."
But I was enchanted by the appearance of the hut; here the snow and rain could not penetrate; the ground was dry; and it presented to me then as exquisite and divine a retreat as Pandemonium appeared to the demons of hell after their sufferings in the lake of fire.
So he carefully removed the straw from the King's body and legs, and spread it out in the sun to dry. The wet clothing he hung over the body of the Saw-Horse.
It was his opinion that spirits and beer made a man colder afterward, and that dry clothes, good food, cheerfulness, and a comfortable wife at home, were the best things to keep a cabman warm.
Now do I shake myself and run away from thee, that I may again become dry: thereat mayest thou not wonder!
A piece of dry birch bark started the fire, and Daylight went ahead with the cooking while the Indian unloaded the sled and fed the dogs their ration of dried fish.
The stream is shrunk--the pool is dry, And we be comrades, thou and I; With fevered jowl and dusty flank Each jostling each along the bank; And by one drouthy fear made still, Forgoing thought of quest or kill.
It consists of a crumbling argillaceo-calcareous rock, which, from the dry nature of the climate, supports only scattered tufts of withered grass, without a single bush or tree to break the monotonous uniformity.