blackdamp

(redirected from Stythe)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Stythe: Sythe

blackdamp

(blăk′dămp″)
In a coal mine, an atmosphere formed by the slow absorption of oxygen and the release of carbon dioxide from coal.
References in periodicals archive ?
The development partners commissioned engineering experts to carry out a study into presence of stythe with a promise that the scheme would not go ahead if the work concluded that it would result in danger to public health.
Concerns have been voiced not only over the stythe gas, but also traf-fic, flooding, proximity to homes and ability of services to cope.
Among the main concerns were fears the building of the homes would result in the release of stythe gas
The developers also said the scheme would not go ahead if the work concludes that it would result in danger to public health from stythe.
The developers have also said that the scheme will not go ahead if the study concludes that it will result in danger to public health from stythe gas.
Stythe gas can escape from old underground workings during certain weather and atmospheric conditions, and residents fear the disturbance caused by building so many new houses will increase that risk.
We are trying to answer people's questions and concerns about issues like stythe gas and I am more than happy to come along to Thursday's meeting and take questions.