from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An appliance that removes moisture by heating or another process: a clothes dryer; a hair dryer.
- n. Variant of drier1.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A household appliance that removes the water from clothing by accelerating evaporation, usually though heat and a tumbling motion.
- n. An electric hair dryer.
- n. Any other device, household or industrial, designed to remove water, or humidity.
- adj. Alternative spelling of drier.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See drier.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See drier.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an appliance that removes moisture
Socks getting lost in the dryer is a commie fascist plot!
Talking to an insurance agent I recently found out that too much lint in the dryer is the number one cause of home fires.
The conditions where a person lives might dictate whether a dryer is the best way to go too.
I plug back in (I cant even tell if it worked because I am behind the stinking dryer) and I attempt to climb back over with no success (I have the bruises to show from my midnight dryer dance) FINALLY I get out and thank goodness the dryer is fixed!
A dryer is typically the second-biggest electricity-using appliance after the refrigerator, costing about $85 to operate annually.
My dryer is 25 years old and when I open the dryer door it still keeps on spinning.
Plus, what happens in a conventional dryer is also steam on this view, making all dryers steam dryers.
Bad news: I think the washer as well as the dryer is kaput.
Also, the guy to fix the washer and dryer is coming this afternoon. rikibeth, this means Indian food for lunch instead of sushi.
PS- the final scene with the hair dryer is the exact technique they used in Raider of the Lost Ark for the melting Nazi guy at the end.