adjective, damp·er, damp·est.
verb (used with object)
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After all, their homeland was a damp, wet rainforest, not exactly the perfect place for mummifying fossils, since all that moisture helps organic material decay.This weird Cretaceous amphibian has the oldest-recorded ballistic tongue|Sara Kiley Watson|November 11, 2020|Popular Science
Throw any damp layers from the day into the bottom of your bag — your body heat will help dry them.Winter camping is not for the faint of heart. Here’s how to do it.|Melanie D.G. Kaplan|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
Also, keep in mind that the PageRank algorithm has a “damping factor”.PageRank sculpting: How to get more from your links|Manick Bhan|October 26, 2020|Search Engine Watch
Carry a container of fire-starting fuels in your survival kit for these frigid and damp occasions.
In the reishi fruiting room, the air was so thick with spores I could taste their soft, damp bitterness.The Fungal Evangelist Who Would Save the Bees - Issue 90: Something Green|Merlin Sheldrake|September 23, 2020|Nautilus
The rock to which he had been chained was still wet, and he noticed that the dampness existed far above his head.Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer|Cyrus Townsend Brady
They would hardly go off that way—in the dampness of the night—without having taken more than they wore when I started on my walk.Tom Fairfield in Camp|Allen Chapman
The entire crew was suffering from putrid fever, probably owing to the dampness of the new vessel.Celebrated Travels and Travellers|Jules Verne
It will be warm and dry, saving many losses from wet feet and diseases brought on by dampness and cold.The Library of Work and Play: Outdoor Work|Mary Rogers Miller
In this way, the asphalt is held in position, and is an absolute prevention of dampness.Rural Hygiene|Henry N. Ogden