Sinhala Dictionary definitions for dry
dry 🔊 /dɹajˈ/
dry : පිසාසිත
dry : වියළි
dry : අලංකාරයක් නැති
dry : කාෂ්ට
dry : වේළනවා
dry : වියැළි
dry : දිය සීරාව නැති
dry : වියළනවා
dry : කිරිවැරූ
dry : හිඳුණු
dry : ශුෂ්ක
dry : නිද්රාව
dry : නීරස
dry : නිසරු
dry : වේළෙනවා
dry : ඇනුම්පද සහිත
- Free from moisture; having little humidity or none; arid; not wet or moist; deficient in the natural or normal supply of moisture, as rain or fluid of any kind; -- said especially: (a) Of the weather: Free from rain or mist.
- Of vegetable matter: Free from juices or sap; not succulent; not green; as, dry wood or hay.
- Of animals: Not giving milk; as, the cow is dry.
- Of persons: Thirsty; needing drink.
- Of the eyes: Not shedding tears.
- Of certain morbid conditions, in which there is entire or comparative absence of moisture; as, dry gangrene; dry catarrh.
- Destitute of that which interests or amuses; barren; unembellished; jejune; plain.
- Characterized by a quality somewhat severe, grave, or hard; hence, sharp; keen; shrewd; quaint; as, a dry tone or manner; dry wit.
- Exhibiting a sharp, frigid preciseness of execution, or the want of a delicate contour in form, and of easy transition in coloring.
Adjective. To make dry; to free from water, or from moisture of any kind, and by any means; to exsiccate; as, to dry the eyes; to dry one's tears; the wind dries the earth; to dry a wet cloth; to dry hay.
- To grow dry; to become free from wetness, moisture, or juice; as, the road dries rapidly.
- To evaporate wholly; to be exhaled; -- said of moisture, or a liquid; -- sometimes with up; as, the stream dries, or dries up.
- To shrivel or wither; to lose vitality.