damp course Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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damp coursenoun [C]

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