damp


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to damp: dampen

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

(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 periodicals archive ?
It is for this reason that it could be concluded that the mass proportional damping ratio should be used to damp out the oscillations in the simulations of specimens loaded under Mode I loading mode while the stiffness proportional damping ratio should be used to damp out the oscillations in the simulations of specimens loaded under Mode II loading mode.
Rising damp occurs in materials with high rate of porosity such as sandcrete block and concrete [16].
When FESS is used to damp low frequency oscillation, stabilizers can be configured for its active power and voltage control loops.
Not only is living in a home with a damp problem unpleasant it is also very bad for your health.
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.
And while everyone knows the benefits of damp proofing, people tend to think about the mess of replastering that usually comes with a new damp proofing course.
The musty smell is caused by fungal growth, so you may have to scrub the walls, replace damp boxes, and wash or throw out musty-smelling items.
If you are using dowel construction on your cabinets, chances are that a case damp is the workhorse of your shop.
GET THE LOOK While your hair is still damp, create a deep side part.
The new Air-Dryr by Davis Instruments lowers humidity and eliminates cold drafts and corrosion in damp, enclosed spaces.
Put damp rags on the tops of radios to keep them cool.