Arid Meaning and Definition in Dictionary
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- 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
- lacking sufficient water or rainfall; "an arid climate"; "a waterless well"; "miles of waterless country to cross"
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Arid Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia
An arid environment is dry. It has a high deficit of rainfall or snow. So there is much less humidity in the air.
This is often due to a combination of high temperatures and few storms that bring rainfall. However, there are cold deserts at the poles and on some mountains.
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