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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ar·id /ˈærəd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ar·id a.  Exhausted of moisture; parched with heat; dry; barren. “An arid waste.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: lacking sufficient water or rainfall; "an arid climate"; "a
             waterless well"; "miles of waterless country to cross"
             [syn: waterless]
      2: lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless; "a technically perfect
         but arid performance of the sonata"; "a desiccate
         romance"; "a prissy and emotionless creature...settles
         into a mold of desiccated snobbery"-C.J.Rolo [syn: desiccate,