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spray-dry

Syllabification: spray-dry
Pronunciation: /ˈsprāˌdrī/

Definition of spray-dry in English:

verb

[with object]
Dry (a foodstuff or a ceramic material) by spraying particles of it into a current of hot air, the water in the particles being rapidly evaporated.
Example sentences
  • Its cultured dairy powders are gently spray-dried to maintain culture activity.
  • After evaporation, the whey is spray-dried in one of two dryers, first to a 15 percent moisture content at 450 degrees, then slowly to 4 percent.
  • In the case of factory production, a total of 60 kg of ingredients was boiled with 700 liters of water for about 60 minutes and was spray-dried from the decoction.

Derivatives

spray dryer

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noun

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