- adjective impervious to damp.verb make impervious to damp by using a damp course.
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damp-proof — dampˈ proof adjective Impervious to moisture transitive verb To make (eg a wall) damp proof • • • Main Entry: ↑damp * * * damp proof «DAMP PROOF», adjective, verb. –adj. that will not let dampness through or cause damage: »a damp proof floor,… … Useful english dictionary
damp-proof — /ˈdæmp pruf/ (say damp proohf) adjective 1. resistant to damp. –verb (t) 2. to make resistant to damp … Australian English dictionary
Damp-proof — Влагостойкий; влагонепроницаемый; Не деформирующийся от влажности … Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии
damp proof — waterproof, watertight, impervious, water resistant … English contemporary dictionary
damp-proof course — damp proof courses N COUNT A damp proof course is the same as a damp course … English dictionary
damp-proof course — damp proof .course n BrE a ↑damp course … Dictionary of contemporary English
Damp-proof course — A damp proof course (often abbreviated to DPC) is a horizontal barrier in a wall designed to prevent moisture rising through the structure by capillary action a phenomenon known as rising damp.Building standards in many countries require most new … Wikipedia
damp-proof course — noun a course of some impermeable material laid in the foundation walls of building near the ground to prevent dampness from rising into the building • Syn: ↑damp course • Hypernyms: ↑course, ↑row * * * damp proof course noun A damp course • • •… … Useful english dictionary
damp — damp; damp·en; damp·en·er; damp·er; damp·ish; damp·ly; damp·ness; damp·proof·er; damp·proof; damp·ish·ly; … English syllables
damp course — (also damp proof course) ► NOUN ▪ a layer of waterproof material in a wall near the ground, to prevent rising damp … English terms dictionary