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[かん()·そう()]
kansou
noun, suru verb

English Meaning(s) for 乾燥

noun, suru verb
  1. dryness; aridity; drying (e.g. clothes); dehydration; desiccation
  2. insipidity

Definition and Synonyms for 乾燥

Dehydrate preserve by removing all water and liquids from
Synonyms: 乾燥, 脱水
Dry remove the moisture from and make dry
Synonyms: 乾かす, 乾燥, 干す, 曝す
Dry become dry or drier
Synonyms: 乾く, 乾びる, 乾燥, 干る, 痂せる
Desiccation the process of extracting moisture
Synonyms: 乾燥
Dryness the condition of not containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water)
Synonyms: 乾き, 乾く, 乾性, 乾燥
Desiccation dryness resulting from the removal of water
Synonyms: 乾燥, 脱水

Meanings for each kanji in 乾燥

drought; dry; dessicate; drink up; heaven; emperor Kanji Details »
parch; dry up Kanji Details »

Categories 乾燥 is a member of

Change undergo a change
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Modify cause to change
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Preserve prevent (food) from rotting
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Extraction the process of obtaining something from a mixture or compound by chemical or physical or mechanical means
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Condition a state at a particular time
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Dryness the condition of not containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water)
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 乾燥

Sample Sentences for 乾燥

Raisins are dried grapes.
Hot, dry areas will become hotter and drier.
I have dry skin.
Throat and nose membranes hurt by dry air allow cold viruses to enter more easily. It is important to carry out sensible counter plans against the cold with heaters and against the dryness with humidifiers.
We keep shiitake mushrooms dry.

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