Definition of sun-dry in English:

sun-dry

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • Dry (something, especially food) in the sun, as opposed to using artificial heat.

    ‘sun-dried tomatoes’
    • ‘She was in a bed of sun-dried, sweet smelling cotton sheets.’
    • ‘The grapes are sun-dried, which gives it quite a different flavour to your usual dessert wine. This is an ancient method and delivers a fortified flavour with a gentle acidity.’
    • ‘Both are made by harvesting late ultra-ripe grapes and then concentrating them further by sun-drying them.’
    • ‘Near the coast there is always fresh fish, but most fish consumed is sun-dried or smoked.’
    • ‘In the desert, houses are built from stamped clay and sun-dried mud bricks.’
    • ‘Other popular flavor varieties include sun-dried tomatoes and freeze-dried onions and peppers.’
    • ‘To start, I had a plate of crostini with tomatoes, artichokes, sun-dried tomatoes, cheese and a generous scattering of basil leaves with some quality olive oil.’
    • ‘It crashes down in torrents, carving channels through the cracked, sun-dried soil, racing to the sea before it has time to soak in.’
    • ‘Her fur was warm, with a close, musty scent: like sun-dried straw.’
    • ‘Perhaps the oldest and easiest form of food preservation is sun-drying.’
    • ‘If you're not an olive fan, try something similar with sun-dried tomatoes or fresh basil leaves.’
    • ‘Another area of growth we have seen is seasoned gourmet cheeses such as dill havarti and sun-dried tomato mozzarella,’ she adds.’
    • ‘As I knelt on the sun-dried ground, my hands clenched in fists, I knew my cause was hopeless.’
    • ‘Clay walls may be molded by hand or with wooden forms; it may be preformed into bricks and sun-dried.’
    • ‘Mud and wattle or sun-dried bricks are used in house building in rural areas; well-off families may use concrete blocks.’
    • ‘Her focaccia bread was soft and chewy and had pieces of olive and sun-dried tomato in it.’
    • ‘Good paste tomatoes are seedless, meaty, and on the dry side - qualities that also tailor them perfectly to sauces and sun-drying.’
    • ‘But remember to sun-dry grass or clover before giving it to your rabbits; abruptly adding these materials when fresh to their diets can upset their stomachs.’
    • ‘Extra virgin olive oil from Italy, roasted peppers from Tagaytay, organic garlic from the health store, sun-dried tomatoes from my mother's garden in Tagaytay.’
    • ‘Construction is mainly of sun-dried mud blocks, timber beams, and terracotta tiles.’

Pronunciation:

sun-dry

/ˈsəndrī/