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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.

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References in classic literature ?
Of toads and frogs there are none: I was surprised at this, considering how well suited for them the temperate and damp upper woods appeared to be.
They frequent in preference the high damp parts, but they likewise live in the lower and arid districts.
It was a pitiful sight to see one of these vehicles deep in the mire; the axle-tree broken; the wheel lying idly by its side; the man gone miles away, to look for assistance; the woman seated among their wandering household gods with a baby at her breast, a picture of forlorn, dejected patience; the team of oxen crouching down mournfully in the mud, and breathing forth such clouds of vapour from their mouths and nostrils, that all the damp mist and fog around seemed to have come direct from them.
Just damp enough to be cheerful, sir,' rejoined Brass.
Wells, too, says he has seen case damps used for alternative applications.
We have seen case damps used primarily in the industrial, or office furniture sectors, for assembling the pedestals of the desk or whatnot," Stornetta says.
One option to combat the downside of hydraulic and pneumatic case damps, according to Keilen, is the use of electronically controlled damps.
Those interviewed claim this option is cleaner than hydraulic methods, but the air pressure of pneumatic case damps is known to be inconsistent.
If you are using dowel construction on your cabinets, chances are that a case damp is the workhorse of your shop.
According to many machinery manufacturers, however, the variations in case damp technology can result in dramatic production gains and labor savings.
The case damp notes the size of the box, applies the appropriate damping measures and, upon completion, sends the box out of the damp to the next step in the assembly process.
Another advancement in case damp technology, though currently less prominent than throughfeed systems, uses plastic dowels and ultrasonic energy to assemble a box.