drier

Definitions of drier
  1. noun
    a substance that promotes drying (e.g., calcium oxide absorbs water and is used to remove moisture)
    synonyms: desiccant, drying agent, siccative
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    type of:
    chemical agent
    an agent that produces chemical reactions
  2. noun
    an appliance that removes moisture
    synonyms: dryer
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    clothes drier, clothes dryer
    a dryer that dries clothes wet from washing
    blow drier, blow dryer, hair drier, hair dryer, hand blower
    a hand-held electric blower that can blow warm air onto the hair; used for styling hair
    mangle
    clothes dryer for drying and ironing laundry by passing it between two heavy heated rollers
    spin drier, spin dryer
    a clothes dryer that uses centrifugal motion to dry the clothes that are put into it
    tumble drier, tumble-dryer
    a clothes dryer that spins wet clothes inside a cylinder with heated air
    wringer
    a clothes dryer consisting of two rollers between which the wet clothes are squeezed
    type of:
    appliance
    durable goods for home or office use
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