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dry

(drī)
1. Containing little or no moisture; not wet.
2. A colloquial term for dehydrated.

Patient discussion about dry

Q. What Causes Dry Eyes? I have been suffering from eye dryness lately, what causes this situation?

A. Dry eyes are often caused when the lacrimal gland does not produce sufficient tears to keep the entire conjunctiva and cornea, that are normally covered by a complete layer of tear film. This usually occurs in people who are otherwise healthy. Increased age is associated with decreased tearing. if it causes you real discomfort talk to a doctor.

Q. what can i do about dry eyes?

A. i suggest treating it symptomatically with visine in the meantime

Q. My contact lenses get very dry and it hurts. any suggestions?

A. Dry contact may signal they should be replaced with new ones, and pain may result from damage to the lenses (e.g. torn lens- VERY VERY hurts). However, as much as I would like to help you, it's just impossible to give you the correct diagnosis over the net without even looking at your eyes. So if you feel any problems with your eyes, ophthalmologist (eye doctor would be the answer).

Meanwhile, you may read more here:http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/eyewear.html

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The final moisture in the solar and rack dried Omena after 14 hrs of drying was 0.145 db (12.7% wb) and 0.137 db (12.1% wb) while for Kimarawali it was 0.161 db (13.90%) and 0.163 db (14.0%) respectively.
The first and second flakes were dried at 150[degrees]C, one at a time.
Lentils, including red lentils and split peas, are dried beans that do not need to be soaked before cooking and that need less cooking time than most dried beans.
Here in the Americas, corn and beans were left in the field to dry, berries and sectioned squash were sun- or air-dried on mats, and meat and fish were salted and dried over smoky fires.
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Or it may be simply that the material is being dried at a temperature above the normal range (250 F or less), which is required for some materials, like PET.
Small specimens of red oak were dried at 20[degrees]C and at a pressure of about 18 mm Hg.
Dairy Crest Ingredients of Portsmouth Road, Surbiton, Surrey, tel:020 8910 4123, have developed their Frozen Pearls[R] ingredient further and are set to introduce Freeze Dried Frozen Pearls[R] to the manufacturing industry.
At first, the shirt dried more or less as predicted.
Additionally, other factors such as ease of retaining nutrition values of dried vegetables and significantly extending their shelf-life allowing all weather availability are significant growth enticers in dried vegetable market.