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dry measure

A measure of volume for dry commodities.
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After drying for 72 hours at room temperature, the total and categorical dry volumes were also measured.
Bentonite, when wet, expands to eight times its dry volume and turns greasy, creating a fine, sliding surface, so entire sections of the flat summit go oozing down the hill.
For large areas it is cheaper to make up this version (by dry volume): 16 parts sands, five parts sulphate of ammonia and three partssulphate of iron.