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without a trace of moisture

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After swishing his feet around in the muck, the man steps out to reveal the uncoated shoe covered in a thick layer of mud, and as the NeverWet coated shoe emerges, the mud shoots off the surface, leaving the canvas bone dry and completely unmarked.
Classically, it makes a very crisp light, refreshing and bone dry white, with almost a seaside tang.
But drought knows no borders, and right now in East Africa and southern Asia, tens of millions of people live at risk from persistent droughts: crops have wasted away, wells are bone dry, and vast tracts of land have turned to dust.
These range from bone dry finos (15% abv), through Amontillados (19% abv) to Olorosos (19% abv).
Their prototype material, called MOF-5, remains steady as a rock even when bone dry and heated to 300 [degrees] C.
The four-day Acropolis Rally is habitually held in searing temperatures on bone dry roads, stretching to the limit drivers' concentration.
Silver went to Thien Anh Huynh of Vietnam for the hope-inspiring image of saplings being watered in a bone dry desert landscape.
Find a good colour match, clean the floor and make sure it's bone dry before you work the wax into the scratch.
99, Waitrose) is an irresistible baby pink that's exotically fruity with ribbons of strawberry and raspberry, enhanced by a touch of juicy peach leading to a bone dry finish.
The weather conditions do make these type of incidents worse when everything is bone dry.
By the time the yeast layer, called 'flor', has eventually popped its clogs, the wine will have turned into an Amontillado or a Manzanilla Pasada - still bone dry and now with a lovely, lingering walnut-like taste.
It is important not to let the tubers become bone dry
God forbid their children should actuallywalk to school and getwet, today's competitionwas all about who could get nearest to the school gateswithout a care in theworld as long as their child arrived bone dry.
Many are now bone dry in places, which can turn games into a bit of a lottery.
Over the years, he has honed his bone dry wit and crisp style of comedy.