Just as the glue was drying on the small wooden cross, a noise at the front door announced the arrival of the sisters from Boston.
"Most men are more fun when they're quiet," Cynthia said with a smile when Dean, who was drying the supper dishes, related to his wife what Martha had said.
Later that evening, Fred came down to the kitchen as Martha was finishing drying the dishes.
Later, as she was drying off, she heard the shower in their bedroom come on.
He caught the towel and started drying off.
Desiccare, to dry up), the operation of drying or removing water from a substance.
Gases are dried by leading them through towers or tubes containing an appropriate drying material.
The best form of stove is that with which perfect combustion is most nearly attained, and to which a pan of water is affixed to supply a desirable humidity to the air, the gas having the effect of drying the atmosphere.
The drying-up process has been comparatively rapid since the middle of the 19th century, a town which in 1850 was on the southern margin of the lake being in 1905 over 20 m.
Annually, but the drainage from the eastern slopes of the Andes is large enough to meet the loss from evaporation and keep these inland lakes from drying up. At an early period this depressed area drained southward to the Colorado, and the bed of the old outlet can still be traced.
Many smaller streams discharge into the Paraguay and Parana from the west, some of them wholly dependent upon the rains, and drying up during long droughts.
In the northern part of Corrientes there is a large area of swamps and shallow lagoons which are believed to be slowly drying up.
The bromide paper is automatically passed through a developing bath, a fixing bath, and drying rollers.
The disease is due to poisoning by micro-organisms produced by deteriorated maize, and can be combated by care in ripening, drying and storing the maize.
This dissolves out the zinc. Lime is added to bring down the gold, and the sediment, after washing and drying, is fused in graphite crucibles.
Soldiers scattered over the whole place were dragging logs and brushwood and were building shelters with merry chatter and laughter; around the fires sat others, dressed and undressed, drying their shirts and leg bands or mending boots or overcoats and crowding round the boilers and porridge cookers.
Pierre looked at the soldier and remembered that, two days before, that man had burned his shirt while drying it at the fire and how they had laughed at him.