How Do You Spell DRIED?

Pronunciation: [dɹˈa͡ɪd] (IPA)

The word "dried" is spelled with a combination of consonants and vowels that represent the sounds in the word. The IPA phonetic transcription for this word is /draɪd/. The "d" represents the sound made when the tip of the tongue touches the upper teeth, while the "r" is a voiced retroflex approximant made by curling the tongue upwards and backwards. The "ai" represents the vowel sound in "eye," and the final "d" is another voiced dental stop made by tapping the tongue against the upper teeth.

DRIED Meaning and Definition

  1. Dried is an adjective that describes something that has had its moisture or liquid content removed, either through natural or artificial means. When an object or substance is dried, it undergoes a process called drying, which involves the removal of water or other liquids to extend its shelf life, enhance its preservation, or alter its texture and taste.

    This term is commonly used to refer to food products that have been dehydrated, such as fruits, vegetables, herbs, and meats. Dried foods are typically achieved by exposing them to low heat, air circulation, or sunlight, which facilitates the evaporation of water. The removal of moisture in this way inhibits the growth of bacteria and mold, ensuring that the preserved food remains stable for a longer period of time.

    Beyond food items, the concept of drying can also apply to other substances like paints, varnishes, and adhesives. These liquid materials are applied onto a surface and dry when exposed to air, forming a thin, solid film. Drying in this context involves the solidification or hardening of a liquid substance through a chemical or physical process.

    In general, the term "dried" pertains to the state or condition of something after its moisture content has been reduced or eliminated, leading to improved preservation, an altered texture, or enhanced qualities.

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Etymology of DRIED

The word "dried" has its origins in the Middle English word "dryed", which can be traced back to the Old English word "dryġe". This Old English term is derived from the Proto-Germanic word "draugiz", meaning "dry", which is also the root of words like "dry" in English, "trocken" in German, and "ðrár" in Old Norse. The etymology ultimately leads to the Proto-Indo-European root "dʰreu̯ǵʰ-", meaning "to burn" or "to heat" and hence related to the concept of drying.

Idioms with the word DRIED

  • cut and dried The idiom "cut and dried" refers to a situation or decision that is already settled, predetermined, or clearly defined beforehand, without any need for further discussion, debate, or analysis. It implies that the matter is straightforward, simple, and lacking any ambiguity or uncertainty.
  • dried-up The idiom "dried-up" typically refers to something that has become depleted, worn out, or lacking vitality or energy. It can also describe a situation or relationship that has lost its interest, excitement, or passion.

Similar spelling words for DRIED

Conjugate verb Dried


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to drie


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