dampness dampness  /ˈdæmp nɪs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a slight wetness

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Fear blossomed in the dampness.
  2. For one thing, they can be easily sealed in plastic, thus avoiding the problems caused by dampness.
  3. Badly made and softened by dampness, the wall broke and onto the track tumbled spectators and debris.

News

  • Visesa and Tecnalia to design 'eco' materials for the construction of healthier buildings

    ( Elhuyar Fundazioa ) Visesa, a Public Company of the Basque Autonomous Community Government (region), and the Tecnalia Centre for Applied Research are set to work together to create "ecomaterials" to be used in building. The aim is to improve the acoustic and thermal insulation of buildings and at the same time prevent illnesses resulting from dampness or chemical substances that can harm health.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

Quotes

  1. "It's happening at night and tomorrow's a day game," La Russa said. "It happens in night games here, something about the dampness and the cold. I don't know how to explain it."
    on Apr 25, 2008 By: Tony La Russa Source: USA Today

  2. "The ball felt great tonight," said Schmidt. "There was a little bit of dampness in the air, and the ball just had a nice feel to it. It was coming out good and I just kept throwing it."
    on Aug 12, 2004 By: Jason Schmidt Source: WPXI.com

  3. "He did have problems getting a feel because of the dampness on his hands, and the dampness on the ball," Manuel said. "I think it was picking up moisture and he was having a hard time wanting to cut loose with his fastball."
    on Oct 29, 2008 By: Charlie Manuel Source: Aurora Beacon News

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