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rising damp

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