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English definition of “dry measure”

dry measure

noun [C or U]    
MEASURES a unit or a system of units for measuring dry products that are sold in quantity, such as grain: In the United States, the bushel is the common dry measure for corn and wheat.
(Definition of dry measure noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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