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semidrying

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adjective semi·dry·ing \-ˈdrī-iŋ\

Definition of semidrying

  1. :  that dries imperfectly or slowly —used of some oils (as cottonseed oil)



1905

First Known Use of semidrying

1905


Medical Dictionary

semidrying

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adjective semi·dry·ing \-ˈdrī-iŋ\

Medical Definition of semidrying

  1. :  that dries imperfectly or slowly—used of some oils (as rapeseed oil)




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