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sec adjective
sec / sèche / secs / sèches
dry [draɪ] (temps, peau, vin)
Le bois sec brûle vite.
Dry wood burns quickly.
dried (séché)
La peinture n'est pas encore sèche.
The paint hasn't dried yet.
neat [ni:t] (boissons alcooliques)
arid [ˈærɪd] (sol)
short [ʃɔ:t] (conduite)
other translations 2
la sec f noun
pl. sec
dryness (sécheresse)
drought [draut] (temps)
sec (Sport)
SEC adverb

Phrases (42)

  1. à sec - broke
  2. boire sec - drink hard
  3. coup sec - yank
  4. coupe à sec - dry cut
  5. en cinq sec - in double-quick time
  6. être à sec - have dried up
  7. faire cul sec - down it in one
  8. gâteau sec - biscuit
  9. mettre à sec - drain
  10. péter sec - know cold


Le bois sec brûle vite. Dry wood burns quickly.
Le puits est à sec. The well is dry.
Le sable sec absorbe l'eau. Dry sand absorbs water.
C'est sec comme la poussière. It's dry as dust.
Le puits de pétrole a été mis à sec. This oil well has been sucked dry.

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