drying


drying
the removal of moisture from fish by evaporation as a means of preservation; see dried fish. May be natural, taking place in the open air or over wood fires, or technological involving vacuum or freeze drying, for example. Often used in combination with salting and smoking

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • drying — drying; non·drying; semi·drying; …   English syllables

  • Drying — For the food conservation method, see drying (food). Drying is a mass transfer process consisting of the removal of water or another solvent [1] by evaporation from a solid, semi solid or liquid. This process is often used as a final production… …   Wikipedia

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  • drying up — N UNCOUNT: also the N When you do the drying up, you dry things such as plates, pans, knives, and cups after they have been washed. [BRIT] (in AM, use drying) …   English dictionary

  • drying — džiūvimas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Drėgmės pasišalinimas iš medžiagos. atitikmenys: angl. drying; drying up rus. высыхание …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • drying up — džiūvimas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Drėgmės pasišalinimas iš medžiagos. atitikmenys: angl. drying; drying up rus. высыхание …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • drying — džiūvimas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Erdvinės polimerinės dangos susidarymas. atitikmenys: angl. drying; drying up rus. высыхание …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • drying up — džiūvimas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Erdvinės polimerinės dangos susidarymas. atitikmenys: angl. drying; drying up rus. высыхание …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Drying — Dry Dry, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dried}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Drying}.] [AS. drygan; cf. drugian to grow dry. See {Dry}, a.] To make dry; to free from water, or from moisture of any kind, and by any means; to exsiccate; as, to dry the eyes; to dry one s …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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