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Although your prints may appear dry to the touch, moisture remains in the print and will need time to completely dry.
Meanwhile, the people who have sweated off this moisture are being tortured by a cabin atmosphere that is too dry.
Left to their own devices, spent-fuel rods would eventually boil their pools dry.
The long-standing theory of the moon being bone dry is now all wet.
Add more flour if the dough is too sticky or more water if too dry.
These quick sauces and dry rubs are delicious whether you're roasting, pan-frying, or grilling.
But the ink still took a while to dry and was subject to running and smudging.
Dry cell batteries are a common type of power source.
However, the ears they employ-known as seismometers-are mostly on dry land.
The bread is done when the surface appears smooth and is dry to the touch.
Tiny dry cell batteries are sometimes called button batteries.
It traps and holds water, so the cactus won't dry up.
Seeds that will barely dent when bitten are sufficiently dry.
Though the moon has many seas, scientists thought it was dry.
Consciously reminding yourself to blink at intervals during the day will help relieve dry eyes.
Nuts and dry cereals, for example, are good alternatives to chips and other junk food.
It is almost totally dry throughout the rest of the year.
Prices normally rise at this time of the year as the dry season approaches.
Better insulation for high-voltage cables could keep them dry during deluges and cut transmission loss.
They wash their belongings and put them out to dry on the river's bank.
Other sweeping cultural surveys-a history of salt comes to mind-have left me dry.
It stocks a range of dry goods, but little variety: a single brand of rice, one of flour and three of shampoo.
Natural fires burn forest during dry spells, creating lakes and marshy areas that are perfect hunting grounds for wading birds.
Nearly half of the world's population lives in dry lands, and deserts are expanding.
There are plenty of data to prove the importance of diversity on dry land.
There is a reason cats prefer meaty wet food to dry kibble, and disdain sugar entirely.
Within one to two hours, the wings clear, dry out and open up.
Sprinkle seeds onto a plate and allow them to dry for one to three days, depending on the weather.
If you can't or don't want to buy dry aged, you can do a short dry-aging yourself in the refrigerator.
The pages are yellowed, but they feel dry and there's no mold visible.
Ranchers are staring at dry water holes and desiccated pasture, forcing them either to sell cattle or buy feed.
Something else that doesn't translate well over the ether is humor, especially dry humor.
Hot water is used to heat the syrups and dry them out.
Add milk to beaten egg and stir into the dry mixture to make a soft dough.
In dry form, they're usually less expensive than their organic counterparts.
The moon's dry central regions are covered in rippling dunes and arid deserts.
Soaring temperatures and erratic rainfall may dry up surface water.
Add the liquid ingredients to the dry ingredients and beat well.
When the dry amber began to crumble, the officials instead tried hiding the room behind thin wallpaper.
Strikes at the country's refineries led to a third of the country's petrol stations running dry.
If it is dry or only slightly moist, it's time to water.
When the capsules dry up, they return to their original shape.
Dry rubs and liquid marinades soak instantly into these small pieces.
They use a catalyst in the ink that helps it dry without heat lamps.
The tiny trickle of foreign investment may well dry up completely if outside companies leave.
After completing the design and allowing the caulking to dry, she applied tile grout and left it to dry overnight.
Shingles and insulation are also must-haves to keep the chickens warm and dry if you live in an extreme climate.
Other important parts of the tropical region are dry tropical forests, tropical deciduous forests, and spiny desert regions.
Beautiful in rock gardens or chinks in dry stone walls.
If it is raining or has rained, it will not effect how dry the wood is.
Dry or moist, open or lightly shaded, brushy or wooded valleys and slopes.
Fill a few with dry ice to turn your house into a mad scientist's laboratory.
But in irrigated gardens, with supplemental water once a week during the dry season, it remains green all year long.
Once dry, this coating actually protects and preserves your prints so that future generations can enjoy them as well.
Allow the paint to dry, then fill the circles with brown paint.
The first downpour after six dry months marks the annual transformation of a land kept wild by extreme seasonal swings.
Wash your hands and allow the prints to dry for a few minutes.
Wash full loads in cold water and line dry the laundry.
Animals that live in a tropical dry forest must adapt to months of little rainfall followed by a brief season of heavy rain.
When you're done with your camping trip, be sure to dry off all the areas-inside and out-of your tent trailer.
Dry season comes with brown, tan and gold tones in the mountains along with blue skies and big, white clouds.
Defining sustainability vexes hydrologists too, particularly with ancient fossil aquifers that will inevitably run dry eventually.
Unlike the large drugs companies, biotech firms tend to be small start-ups, and they are already seeing funding dry up.
If completely dry they are gathered immediately, and if not they are laid onto a continuous paper tray in the vineyard to dry.
One more tip: sometimes you need to get wrinkles out of a shirt and you don't have the time to get it dry-cleaned.
Dip slices of dry toast quickly in boiling salted water, allowing one-half teaspoon salt to one cup boiling water.
Potatoes keep best in a cool dry cellar, in barrels or piled in a bin.
Drain, wring in double cheese-cloth, to make as dry as possible.
Cut and fold in whites of eggs beaten until stiff and dry.
Mix and sift dry ingredients and add to first mixture.
Cool mixture, and cut and fold in whites of eggs beaten until stiff and dry.
Melt butter, add flour mixed with dry seasonings, and pour on gradually the milk.
She would procure secretly, out of the pouches of the beggars, their dry crusts in exchange for better bread.
Even modest shocks, such as a temporary dry spell or a routine infection, can be devastating.
The plants favor hot, dry conditions and hence are unlikely to threaten rain forests.
The space that opens up becomes dry and susceptible to burning.
Trains are better than planes, if you have the time and dry land.
In dry, sandy regions, barchan dunes can disrupt infrastructure such as roads and pipelines because of their transient nature.
Previous work had shown that rice paddies emit more methane during the wet season than they do in the dry season.
Today there are three main methods for harvesting utility-grade geothermal energy: dry steam, flash steam and binary-cycle.
Yet these early agriculturalists faced one crucial limitation: during half the year, the weather was too dry for farming.
The book's essay style, however, makes it overall a rather dry read.
Your dry-brush watercolors have an amazing amount of detail.
Preserved by the dry desert environment, such works make up the richest body of portraiture to have survived antiquity.
They are remarkably well-preserved because of the dry climate and the inaccessibility of the site.
To the astonishment of his detractors, this seemingly desperate measure worked, and the tunnel was pumped dry.
Ask you favorite dry-cleaners to eliminate the plastic wrap on your clothes.
Both berries and rabbit arrived at my doorstep via overnight delivery, packed in dry ice.
Eric got his cigarette lighter out, never went anywhere without it, and put it out on a rock to dry.
They were made of beeswax, and the dry, sweetish aroma of the wax recalled the meadows where the bees did their work.
Plant in full sun or part shade in an area that's shielded from hot, dry winds.
Then begin polishing with wet-dry sandpaper, diamond pads, or solid aluminum-carbide blocks.
If a stuffing is dry, mix in a bit of stock or drizzle with pan drippings.
Includes concentrates to dilute in water, and dry products that dissolve in water.
Being inside a dry house in the winter is pretty tough on trees.
Alternatively, you could dry each piece separately with a hair dryer on low.
These boundary conditions allow convergence between moist maritime air and dry continental air.
On another layer of paper towels, spread the drained garbanzo beans and gently roll to dry them.
So trainers went to the students, taking not only lessons but dry clothing and food for their families.
Eventually, you will only reward her when she is dry and tells you she has to go.
The best ones will offer protection up top, and security below to keep you stepping, wet or dry.
It keeps you dry even in the whipping rain, and it's remarkably easy to set up.
But now that the cave is dry, the crystals have stopped growing.
People in our culture have taken turntables, digital samplers, and other dry tech and made them sing.
After such a long, dry fall, the winter has come in without knocking.
But now, with the foreclosure monster running wild, the dream is dry.
About an hour and a half later, the paste should be dry enough.
Rinse the rabbit in cold water and dry thoroughly with paper towels.
Faced with uncertainty, whether it be a spell of dry weather or the trauma of being left out on the kitchen counter, they panic.
The night before baking, wash the meat, pat dry with paper towels and place in a deep pan that holds the pieces snugly.
The results can be compelling, but they tend to be on the dry side.
Hardy indigenous crops will allow more consistent harvests, less susceptible to dry weather.
The landscape is dry and bleak, with factories in all directions.
All it needs and asks is twenty-four undisturbed hours to dry in.
Under gentrification, the bookstores gave way to dry-cleaning joints and real-estate offices.
Wash and drain the leaves, and spread them out on a cloth to dry.
In such a discussion it is inevitable that one gets mixed up with dry, graceless, technical matters.
As the fig trees were perfect that grew all into one boxy wreath round the dry fountain the kids on rented bicycles circled madly.
He steals material and dry goods for her off the ships he loads and unloads.
It takes between five and seven hours for them to dry.
Since it runs on gas pressure instead of electricity, it can be used in both dry and wet environments.
The tape is reusable and will not dry up or slide off the wall because, unlike ordinary tape, it does not use viscoelastic glues.
Pumps draw the breath through a series of filters to dry it out and remove bacteria, then over an array of sensors.
The next step is to optimize the molecules for use in a device that can detect dry particles of explosives.
After that the fuel can be transferred to dry storage casks, which use steel and concrete for shielding.
Sewage will be treated and some of it processed into a dry renewable fuel for generating electricity.
Rinse squid under cold running water, then pat dry between paper towels.
Whisk together water and dry mustard in a small bowl until smooth.
Work the whole into a paste, and spread it out to dry on a sheet of clean brown waterproof linen.
Meanwhile rub distilled vinegar over skin of pork then pat dry.
Drain and pat dry, then toss with artichokes in baking dish.
Pat quail dry and dredge in flour mixture, shaking off excess.
Whisk egg whites into dry ingredients until combined.
Pat short rib dry, then lightly season with salt and pepper.
Whisk together yolks and milk in a small bowl, then whisk into dry ingredients.
Heat almonds in a dry small heavy skillet over medium heat, stirring frequently, until almonds are hot but not colored.
If incorporating by hand, fold in the dry ingredients with a spatula until combined.
Dry the slices and sprinkle them with seasoned flour.
They must be spread out where they will dry, then separated and stored in ventilated baskets in a cool dry place.
Meanwhile stir together dry ingredients in small bowl.
Pat tenderloin dry, then rub garlic mixture all over it.
While chicken is cooking, toast almonds in a dry skillet over moderate heat until golden.
Although these can be stored during the dry season, shortfalls do occur, so trade--and a common language--becomes important.
Normally, chicken-keepers don't sweat it when their hens go through short egg-laying dry-spells.
Tourists click photos, office workers hurry across the cobblestone paths, and everyone is perfectly dry.
The dry, reductionist, what-percent-have-cough and what-percent-have-fever lists in medical texts will put you to sleep.
And recently, after a dry spell, they've had some notable success.
Senile pruritus often refers to the dry skin of old age.
Farmers can plant crops that will be suited to coming wet and dry weather.
And good air circulation, so if the rain is coming horizontally because of strong wind, it will allow the bamboo to dry.
The news item ended and was replaced on the screen by a picture of a reservoir that had run dry in the long drought.
Bad weather brings the relief of dry clothes, and of finding himself alive.
They often held their ownership so briefly that one could scarcely believe the ink dry on the license.
The result is a confection made by juxtaposing the apt improbable characters and incidents, and writing in a light, dry tone.
The book has gas and runs out of gas, fills up again, goes dry.
There had been no water for eight days and the plastic buckets used for storage had begun to run dry.
Dry your tears, dry your lap, and get on with your desperate lives.
Piracy on the high seas simply reflects what happens on dry land.
One of the first things he went on to say was that he had been clean and dry for two and a half years.
They stuck us with a totally unwelcome job and left us hanging out to dry.
If they went too far, they would lose their base of popular support, and the money would dry up.
The choices turned out to be slices of dry bread and cups of warm water.
Then the well essentially went dry for almost a decade.
Take a stroll down the personal-care aisle of any drugstore, and you'll see quite a few options to keep you dry.
Both soy flour and nonfat dry milk are valuable nutritionally for another reason.
Immediately after swimming or taking a shower, dry your outer ear thoroughly with a soft towel or cloth.
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