Definitions of "Blackdamp"

A noncombustible gas that consists of a mixture of carbon dioxide and nitrogen, found in mines after fires or explosions and incapable of supporting life. noun

choke damp noun

The atmosphere in a mine following an explosion; high in carbon dioxide and incapable of supporting life noun

The word "Blackdamp" in example sentences

Of course Dr. Plimer's book has been pretty thoroughly reviewed by now and it has not stood up well (in fact I would venture that it is currently comatose on the floor from a case of blackdamp!). Archive 2009-10-01

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