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Spanish translation of “damp”

damp

adjective /dӕmp/
slightly wet
húmedo
This towel is still damp.
dampen verb to make damp
humedecer
She dampened the flannel and wiped her face.
to make or become less fierce or strong (interest etc)
apagar, enfriar, escampar
The rain dampened everyone’s enthusiasm considerably.
damper noun something which lessens the strength of enthusiasm, interest etc
ducha fría
Her presence cast a damper on the proceedings.
a movable plate for controlling the draught eg in a stove.
regulador de tiro
dampness noun slight wetness
humedad
the dampness of the earth.
damp down phrasal verb to make (a fire) burn more slowly
sofocar
The fire was still being damped down the next day.
to reduce, make less strong
apagar, enfriar, hacer perder
He was trying to damp down their enthusiasm.
(Definition of damp from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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