Dryer definition

drīər
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An appliance that removes moisture by heating or another process.

A clothes dryer; a hair dryer.

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A person or thing that dries.
  • A frame or rack for drying clothes, etc.
  • An apparatus for drying by heating or blowing air, esp., an appliance for drying laundry that has been washed.
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A household appliance that removes the water from clothing by accelerating evaporation, usually though heat and a tumbling motion.
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An electric hair dryer.
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Any other device, household or industrial, designed to remove water, or humidity.
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(US) Alternative spelling of drier.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
dryer
Plural:
dryers

Origin of dryer

  • dry +‎ -er (“comparative suffix”)

    From Wiktionary

  • dry +‎ -er (“agent suffix”)

    From Wiktionary