How to use dampproof in a sentence
A damp-proof course has been introduced consisting of a thin sheet of lead sandwiched between layers of asphalt.
This is accomplished by putting under the foundation a solid bed of concrete, and under the foundation walls damp-proof courses.
Joan looked up from the damp proof sheets of the society layout for Sunday.Joan of the Journal | Helen Diehl Olds
The good points of concrete are manifold; it forms a strong, fire-resisting, and damp-proof structure.Inventors at Work | George Iles
The base of the cavity should be taken down a course or two below the level of the damp-proof course.
British Dictionary definitions for damp-proof
to protect against the incursion of damp by adding a dampcourse or by coating with a moisture-resistant preparation
protected against damp or causing protection against damp: a damp-proof course
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