Die Übersetzung von "dry" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


adjective /drai/

having little, or no, moisture, sap, rain etc

The ground is very dry
The leaves are dry and withered
I need to find dry socks for the children.

uninteresting and not lively

a very dry book.

(of humour or manner) quiet, restrained

a dry wit.

(of wine) not sweet.

dried adjective

(of food) having had moisture removed for the purpose of preservation

dried flowers
dried fruit.
drier noun ( dryer)

a machine etc that dries

a hair-dryer.
drily adverb ( dryly)

in a quiet, restrained (and humorous) manner

d’un air pince-sans-rire
He commented drily on the untidiness of the room.
dryness noun

dry-clean verb

to clean (clothes etc) with chemicals, not with water.

nettoyer à sec
dry land

the land as opposed to the sea etc.

terre ferme
dry off

to make or become completely dry

(se) sécher
She climbed out of the swimming-pool and dried off in the sun.
dry up

to lose water; to cease running etc completely

se dessécher, se tarir
All the rivers dried up in the heat.

to become used up

se tarir
Supplies of bandages have dried up.

to make dry

The sun dried up the puddles in the road.

(of a speaker) to forget what he is going to say

rester sec
He dried up in the middle of his speech.

(Die Übersetzung von "dry" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)