Don't Repeat Yourself (DRY) is a process philosophy aimed at reducing duplication, particularly in computing - aka Once and Only Once or Single Point of Truth (SPOT
). The principle states that information should not be duplicated, because duplication increases the difficulty of change, may decrease clarity, and leads to opportunities for inconsistency. DRY is a core principle in "The Pragmatic Programmer" by Andy Hunt and Dave Thomas.
Why didn't you put that piece of code in a function? DRY!
When drugs become hard to get hold of in a specific area,
"Its so 'dry' here, i am absolutely gagging for a spliff."
the act of something very plain, boring
"that basketball game was dry"
That history lesson was bare dry.
To not be in posession of something, usually refering to a dealer not having pot/drugs.
"yo, wut up nigga, u got what i need?"
"nahh man, i'm dry right now, but i should be good in a couple hours"
Insultingly Funny, but True
Adam: What do you think of my haircut:
Steve: Dude, that haircut is lame!
when someone says a joke and it's stupid it's dry
<Insultor> Yo momma is so fat that when she sat on the rainbow skittos popped out!
<Insultee> THAT WAS DRY!! Like yo upper lip
when high if you do not drink you get what is called the dries when your mouth is really dry it can lead to choking on corn chips
whoa dude pass me the coke i got the dries!