dry measure


Definition of dry measure 

: a series of units of capacity for dry commodities — see Metric System Table, Weights and Measures Table

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Especially when measuring flour, accuracy is important, so using only dry measuring cups—or better yet, weighing on a scale—is key. Claire Saffitz, Bon Appetit, "3 Reasons Why Your Baking Fail Is Probably Not Your Fault," 19 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of dry measure

1638, in the meaning defined above

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Medical Definition of dry measure 

: a series of units of capacity for dry commodities

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