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dampproof

[damp-proof] /ˈdæmpˌpruf/
adjective
1.
resistant to dampness or the effects of dampness.
verb (used with object)
2.
to make dampproof.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; damp + -proof
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Examples for dampproof
  • Apprentices, for example, also learn to dampproof and waterproof walls.
  • dampproof foundation walls, and seal any penetrations through the walls.

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