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1air–dry

adjective \-ˈdrī\

Definition of AIR-DRY

:  dry to such a degree that no further moisture is given up on exposure to air

First Known Use of AIR-DRY

1846

2air–dry

verb

: to dry something by placing it in an open area where there is a lot of moving air

Full Definition of AIR-DRY

transitive verb
:  to dry by exposure to air
intransitive verb
:  to become dry by exposure to air

First Known Use of AIR-DRY

1886

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