semidrying

adjective
semi·​dry·​ing | \ ˌse-mē-ˈdrī-iŋ How to pronounce semidrying (audio) , ˌse-ˌmī-, -mi- \

Definition of semidrying

: that dries imperfectly or slowly used of some oils (such as cottonseed oil)

First Known Use of semidrying

1905, in the meaning defined above

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“Semidrying.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/semidrying. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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semidrying

adjective
semi·​dry·​ing | \ -ˈdrī-iŋ How to pronounce semidrying (audio) \

Medical Definition of semidrying

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

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