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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

(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.

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"We're still there damping down. No animals or humans were involved.
WELL ALIGHT The scene when the fire crews arrived EMERGENCY Fire crews attend the blaze at the building site in Stanley DAMPING DOWN Firefighters work among the rubble of the blaze-hit Riverside buildings at Stanley early this morning
Firefighters spent more than 12 hours damping down the blaze on the Hackworth Industrial Park.
Crews were still damping down five hours after the blaze broke out.
Firefighters were still damping down the buildings yesterday with water pumped from a boating lake.
One fire engine was still damping down the stone farm house at 6.50am yesterday.
The fire was extinguished by around 4.30am, with the last appliance leaving the scene at around 8.30am today following damping down operations.
"It took around two hours before we were able to get the fire under control and we then spent the day damping down the property.
Huddersfield crews spent around 90 minutes at the scene tackling the fire and then damping down. No-one was hurt.
Firefighters were still at the scene this morning damping down the embers.
The fire was brought under control early today, but some crews have remained at the scene, damping down. Traffic diversions were in operation today around nearby Mill Lane and Thompson Road.
Crews stayed at the scene for two hours damping down the fire.