- Having little or no water.
- (chemistry) Having no water of crystallization.
- 1997, A. J. Taylor; D. S. Mothram, editors, Flavour Science: Recent Developments, Elsevier, →ISBN, page 63:
- Volatiles of kecap manis and its raw materials were extracted using Likens-Nickerson apparatus with diethyl ether as the extraction solvent. The extracts were then dried with anhydrous sodium sulfate, concentrated using a rotary evaporator followed by flushing using nitrogen until the volume was about 0.5 ml.