dry measure


Definition of dry measure

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

Examples of dry measure in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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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“Dry measure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dry%20measure. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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Medical Definition of dry measure

: a series of units of capacity for dry commodities

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