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damp course Explained

damp course at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] BrE a layer of material which is put into the bottom of a wall to prevent water rising through it//

damp course at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

(also damp-proof course) noun
(both BrE) a layer of material near the bottom of a wall that is used to stop damp rising from the ground

damp course at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

damp course
n : a course of some impermeable material laid in the foundation
walls of building near the ground to prevent dampness
from rising into the building [syn: {damp-proof course}]