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    dryer refers to the weather?


    ''Mumbai is on the west coast. The wet season is from June to September. Between November and February it is a little cooler and dryer.''

    The source: New Headway Elementry (page 75)

    As far as I know, the word dryer means a machine for drying something, so is it a typo? Isn't it supposed to be 'drier' instead?


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    Re: dryer refers to the weather?

    Yes and yes.

    (The machine can be spelt dryer or drier.)

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