What is the meaning of damp?

noun

verb

  • Deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping.
  • Restrain or discourage.
    • usage: "the sudden bad news damped the joyous atmosphere"
  • Make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible.
    • usage: "muffle the message"
  • Lessen in force or effect.
    • usage: "soften a shock"; "break a fall"

adjective

  • Slightly wet.
    • usage: "clothes damp with perspiration"; "a moist breeze"; "eyes moist with tears"
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APAWordNet. (2010). damp. Retrieved February 21, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/damp/definitions/1171936
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MLAWordNet. "damp" 23 October 2010. Web. 21 February 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/damp/definitions/1171936>
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