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be bone dry

To be extremely dry. Man, it is bone dry out there today—not a bit of humidity in the air And if that floor is not bone dry when you're done, make sure to put up the signs—we don't need anyone slipping out here!
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Leave bits of clay in carving to brush off when clay is bone dry.
Using a blow dryer set too high, drying hair until it is bone dry or holding the nozzle too close to the hair not only can weaken the strands but fade hair color.