damp-proof

/ building trades /

verb

to protect against the incursion of damp by adding a dampcourse or by coating with a moisture-resistant preparation

adjective

protected against damp or causing protection against dampa damp-proof course

Nearby words

  1. damp box,
  2. damp off,
  3. damp squib,
  4. damp-dry,
  5. damp-mop,
  6. dampcourse,
  7. dampen,
  8. dampener,
  9. damper,
  10. damper pedal

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