dryer

noun

dry·​er

variant spelling of drier

1
: something that extracts or absorbs moisture
2
: a substance that accelerates drying (as of oils, paints, and printing inks)
3
usually dryer : a device for drying

Examples of dryer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web If a customer wants to set up their laptop or change when their washer and dryer will be delivered, AI will be able to do that, the spokesperson added. Francisco Velasquez, Quartz, 12 Apr. 2024 Throw these in the washer and dryer, then just rinse ’em off and use them again. Medea Giordano, WIRED, 11 Apr. 2024 Targeted heat therapy Apply gentle, moist warmth right on the trouble spots with options like microwavable gel packs, electric heating pads on the lowest setting, or even warm towels fresh from the dryer. Hilary Tetenbaum, Detroit Free Press, 8 Apr. 2024 One-, two-, and three-bedroom villas include separate bedrooms, full kitchens and dining areas, and a washer and dryer for home-like conveniences, while deluxe studios offer a more traditional hotel feel. Elizabeth Rhodes, Travel + Leisure, 8 Apr. 2024 The last straw was a $600 Dyson hair styler and dryer, which she’s used just once since purchasing it with Affirm at Neiman Marcus in early February. J.j. McCorvey, NBC News, 30 Mar. 2024 And definitely don’t miss out on the beauty that is a two-in-one hair dryer and round brush: the Revlon One Step Volumizer Plus. Clara McMahon, Peoplemag, 20 Mar. 2024 The socks may also shrink in the dryer, so air drying is preferable. Nsisong Bassey, Verywell Health, 15 Mar. 2024 The en suite has a single-sink vanity, a stall shower and a washer/dryer. Monica Lander, The Mercury News, 12 Mar. 2024

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“Dryer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dryer. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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dryer

variant of drier

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