dry spell

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of dry spell

:a period of dry weather
  • The flowers died during a dry spell.

Word by Word Definitions

dry play
  1. : free or relatively free from a liquid and especially water

  2. : not being in or under water

  3. : lacking precipitation or humidity

  1. : to make dry (see 1dry)

  2. : to become dry

  1. : the condition of being dry (see 1dry) : dryness

  2. : something dry

  3. : prohibitionist

spell play
  1. : to read slowly and with difficulty

  2. : to find out by study : come to understand

  3. : to name the letters of in order

  1. : a spoken word or form of words held to have magic power

  2. : a state of enchantment

  3. : a strong compelling influence or attraction

  1. : to put under a spell

  1. : a shift of workers

  2. : one's turn at work

  3. : a period spent in a job or occupation

  1. : to take the place of for a time : relieve

  2. : rest

  3. : to work in turns


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