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damp course

noun [C] uk   ( also damp-proof course) UK us  
a layer of material that is put in the bottom of a wall in order to stop water from rising through the bricks
Translations of “damp course”
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於牆基下的)防潮層,防潮隔離層…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于墙基下的)防潮层,防潮隔离层…
(Definition of damp course from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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