Describing a very dry climate. Typically defined as less than 25 cm or 10 inches of rainfall annually.
Devoid of value.
simple past tense and past participle of parch
Exhausted of moisture; parched with heat; dry; barren.
dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight;
‘a vast desert all adust’; ‘land lying baked in the heat’; ‘parched soil’; ‘the earth was scorched and bare’; ‘sunbaked salt flats’;
lacking sufficient water or rainfall;
‘an arid climate’; ‘a waterless well’; ‘miles of waterless country to cross’;
toasted or roasted slightly;
‘parched corn was a staple of the Indian diet’;
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’;
Parched is a 2015 Indian drama film written and directed by Leena Yadav and produced by Ajay Devgan under his banner Ajay Devgn FFilms. It premiered at the Special Presentations section of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.
A region is arid when it is characterized by a severe lack of available water, to the extent of hindering or preventing the growth and development of plant and animal life. Environments subject to arid climates tend to lack vegetation and are called xeric or desertic.