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dAMP

Abbreviation for deoxyadenylic acid.

damp

(damp),
1. Humid; moist.
2. Atmospheric moisture.
3. Foul air in a mine; air charged with carbon oxides (black or choke damp) or with various explosive hydrocarbon vapors (firedamp).

damp

Etymology: AS, vapor
a potentially lethal atmosphere in caves and mines. Black damp or choke damp is caused by absorption of the available oxygen by coal seams. Fire damp is composed of methane and other explosive hydrocarbon gases. White damp is another name for carbon monoxide.

damp

(damp)
1. Humid; moist.
2. Atmospheric moisture.
3. Foul air in a mine; air charged with carbon oxides (black or choke damp) or with various explosive hydrocarbon vapors (firedamp).

damp

1. Moist, humid.
2. A noxious gas in a mine.

Patient discussion about damp

Q. Can I catch pneumonia, if I go outside with wet hair? My Mother used to tell me when I was a kid that if I go outside with wet hair, I will catch pneumonia. Is this true?

A. Are you seiously, Ann? I mean, I'm sure y're wet hair make Pneumonia?...I sorry this is not true.

Q. why is it bad to walk outside with wet hair after you have taken a shower , when it's clod out side? what can happen to me if i will do it ?

A. I've done this several times. The few times, my mother told me not to, I caught a cold.

Q. My brother is a heavy alcoholic. He has very recently been diagnosed with wet brain. My brother is a heavy alcoholic. He has very recently been diagnosed with wet brain. I am wondering what this wet brain is all about?

A. It known as Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome also referred to as wet brain often is seen in later stage alcoholics. This condition shows up on an MRI as a smaller less functional brain. The symptoms such as short term memory loss, inability to learn new things, inability to concentrate or focus could apply to a lot of things. I have never known people actually diagnosed with this. This knowledge I gained through surfing the net.

More discussions about damp
References in classic literature ?
They frequent in preference the high damp parts, but they likewise live in the lower and arid districts.
If the damp is at the bottom of the wall, it's probably rising damp, in which case you'll need a specialist to install a new damp-proof course.
You have to get rid of the damp first, then cope with the disruption that installing preventative measures like a damp-proof course can create.
Penetrative damp will always affect internal rooms that are below ground level such as basements and cellars unless they have been treated.
LT angle bracket (35x35x6 mm), U damp (40x6 mm), Back clamp (50x6 mm) for LT angle, MS angle for LT distribution bus (35x35x6 mm), MS angle
In simple terms, rising damp is the upward movement of moisture through walls and sometimes floors by capillary action from below ground.
Dampness in the wall migrating to the surface takes the salts with it, which means the damp course is not working.
John has produced a ten-point Damp Britain battleplan with the Newton Aycliffe company after last winter, when Britain brought in the sandbags again as living rooms and kitchens had to be bailed out.
If they are low, along the full length of the wall, it's rising damp and you need your damp-proof course checked.
SOMETIMES damp patches can appear when moisture from new plaster seeps through the wall as it dries out.
In the modern world you would not think that damp proofing from London Home Counties would be a service there is very much demand for.
Common causes of leaks and damp include missing or blocked gutters and downpipes, missing or loose flashing and roof tiles, and flat roofs that aren't sealed properly, so take a look yourself or get a roofer in.