transitive verb-·dried·, -·dry·ing
Shirts hanging on a line to air-dry.
To hang damp laundry on a clothesline is an example of air dry.
transitive verbair-dried, air-dry·ing, air-dries
(third-person singular simple present airdries, present participle airdrying, simple past and past participle airdried)
- Alternative form of air-dry.
- Free of moisture to the degree possible by exposure to air; "naturally" dried.
- The water should be lukewarm rather than hot, and the skin should be allowed to air-dry or be gently patted with a towel; brisk rubbing or the use of bath brushes must be avoided.
- Not always mentioned but racks are also a way to air-dry glasses that helps reduce those unfashionable water spots that always show up just when guests are over dinner.
- For those with wavy hair, you could air-dry your hair and then blast the roots with a blow dryer while holding them up for extra volume.
- After your bath allow skin to air-dry instead of toweling off which can lead to further irritation.
- Rinse thoroughly and allow the parts to air-dry.