rising damp Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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rising dampnoun [U]

uk   us  
water that ​moves into the ​walls of ​buildings from the ​ground and ​damages them
(Definition of rising damp from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rising damp”
in Chinese (Simplified) (从地面渗入墙壁的)上升潮气,返潮…
in Chinese (Traditional) (從地面滲入牆壁的)上升潮氣,返潮…
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