Definition of 'damp'
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Arrange on a tray, cover with a damp tea towel and set aside to rest. The Sun (2017)In damp, dark woods there is a flower that glimmers in the shadows. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Cover with a damp tea cloth and leave to double in size, about an hour. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Set aside, covered with a damp cloth in the fridge if you are doing this in advance. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I remember it as being still slightly damp. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They particularly favour low, damp patches at the edge of lawns where there is some shelter from trees. Times, Sunday Times (2017)She says:'In the morning tie back damp hair with day. The Sun (2016)It should be kept in damp conditions to be stable, but some teachers have left it in dry cupboards, making it volatile. The Sun (2016)It is dark and damp and the smell is unbearable. The Sun (2009)Not a total damp squib but still too soggy for our liking. The Sun (2015)We go and lie down in the corner and place a damp towel over our forehead. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We had a major problem with damp in the house. The Sun (2014)Tie damp hair in a bun and allow to dry naturally. The Sun (2012)Wipe leaves with a damp cloth to remove them. The Sun (2015)When the weather is cold or damp you will hit about ten to fifteen yards less. Christy O'Connor Junior's Golf Masterclass (1993)There is hope in the damp air at last. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Use a few drops on slightly damp skin to trap moisture. The Sun (2013)The fire was caused by a neighbour who placed a damp towel over a lamp. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The house smelt of damp then and still does now. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are damp patches on the ceilings. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Smooth through damp hair for five minutes once a week for visibly healthier hair. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Wipe it with a damp cloth and dry with soft kitchen roll. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They need protection from cold and damp. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The problem is damp air and freezing cold nights. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Cover the sponge with a slightly damp tea towel and set aside until cold. The Sun (2012)Other drivers reported that it was becoming very difficult to pick out the dry line between the darker damp patches. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I always think of this time of the year as wet and damp! Crawshaw's Watercolour Studio (1993)I steadied myself with a hand on the damp wall. The Crossing-Place (1993)The regiments that had spent the night marching lay down to sleep in wet clothes and probably woke up to fight the battle still very damp. A Short Guide to Writing About History (1995)You should be able to wipe away superficial dirt with a damp (not wet ) cloth. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'damp'
British English: damp /dæmp/ ADJECTIVE
Damp means slightly wet.
...a damp towel.
- American English: damp
- Arabic: نَدِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: úmido
- Chinese: 潮湿的
- Croatian: vlažan
- Czech: vlhký
- Danish: fugtig
- Dutch: vochtig
- European Spanish: húmedo
- Finnish: kostea
- French: humide
- German: feucht
- Greek: υγρός
- Italian: umido
- Japanese: 湿気のある
- Korean: 축축한
- Norwegian: fuktig
- Polish: wilgotny
- European Portuguese: húmido
- Romanian: umed
- Russian: сырой
- Spanish: húmedo
- Swedish: fuktig
- Thai: ชื้น
- Turkish: nemli
- Ukrainian: вологий
- Vietnamese: ẩm ướt
British English: damp NOUN
Damp is moisture that is found on the inside walls of a house or in the air.
There was damp everywhere and the entire building was in need of rewiring.
Definition of damp from the Collins English Dictionary
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