free from moisture or liquid; not wet or moist.
the jacket kept me warm and dry
parched,dried,withered,shrivelled,wilted,wizened,crisp,crispy,brittle,dehydrated,desiccated,sun-baked,sapless,juiceless,hard,hardened,dried out,stale,old,past its best,past its sell-by date,off
allow 24 hours for the paint to dry
the process or an instance of drying.