Definition of dry measure in English:

dry measure

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noun

A measure of volume for loose dry goods such as grain, tea, and sugar.
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  • The modius, an ancient Greek unit of dry measure, was about a third of a U.S. cubic foot.
  • The table below shows the differences between dry measurement and liquid measurement.

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