Definition of Damps

1. Verb. (third-person singular of damp) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Damps

1. damp [v] - See also: damp

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Damps

damping off
damping off fungus
dampingly
dampings
dampish
dampishly
dampishness
damply
dampne
dampness
dampnesses
dampproof
dampproofed
dampproofing
dampproofs
damps (current term)
dampth
dampy
dams
damsel in distress
damselfish
damselfishes
damselflies
damselfly
damsels
damsels in distress
damsire
damsires
damson

Literary usage of Damps

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1. Mineralogia Cornubiensis: A Treatise on Minerals, Mines, and Mining by William Pryce (1778)
"Sometimes they are annoyed with damps in dry ... the damps feem to proceed from the corrupt effluvia of ... damps are generally moft common in ..."

2. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (1860)
"... the pit by looking over the brink thereof, or whether they went down to dig, or whether they were smothered in the bottom by the damps that commonly ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"This tail wire is also furnished with a vane, which works in the acid and damps the oscillations of the needle. A itout Fie. IS.—Elevation and Section of ..."

4. The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1837)
"... occasioned by a cold I got in the damps of the Alps. The doctors here threaten me with all sorts of distempers, if I dare to leave them ; but I, ..."

5. The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans, and Lord by Francis Bacon (1824)
"... and damps of sounds. 139. A HUNTER'S horn being greater at one end than at the other, doth increase the sound more than if the horn were all of an equal ..."

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