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air-dry

air-dry

 
pronunciation:
eIr draI
parts of speech:
transitive verb, adjective
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: air-dried, air-dries, air-drying
definition: to allow to dry by the process of evaporation into the air rather than by the use of an appliance.
We air-dry our clothes to save electricity.With her new short haircut, she can quickly air-dry her hair.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: sufficiently dry that exposure to the air will not cause evaporation.
Wood should be air-dry to burn efficiently.