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white damp

noun
1.
a poisonous coal-mine gas composed chiefly of carbon monoxide.
Origin of white damp
1880-1885
1880-85
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British Dictionary definitions for whitedamp

whitedamp

/ˈwaɪtˌdæmp/
noun
1.
a mixture of poisonous gases, mainly carbon monoxide, occurring in coal mines See also afterdamp
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