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English definition of “damp”

damp

adjective uk   /dæmp/ us  
B2 slightly wet, especially in a way that is not pleasant or comfortable: The grass is still damp. This shirt still feels a bit damp. It was a damp, misty morning.Wet weather and wetness
dampness
noun [U] uk   (UK also damp) us  
It's the dampness in the air that is bad for your lungs.Wet weather and wetness
(Definition of damp from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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