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damp /'dæmp/
  • danh từ
    • sự ẩm ướt; không khí ẩm thấp
    • khi mỏ
    • (nghĩa bóng) sự nản chí, sự ngã lòng, sự nản lòng, sự chán nản
      • to cast a damp over somebody: làm cho ai nản lòng, giội một gáo nước lạnh vào ai
      • to strike a damp into a gathering: làm cho buổi họp mặt mất vui
    • (từ lóng) rượu, đồ uống có chất rượu; sự uống rượu
    • tính từ
      • ẩm, ẩm thấp, ẩm ướt
      • ngoại động từ
        • làm ẩm, thấm ướt
        • rấm (lửa)
          • to damp down a fire: rấm lửa
        • làm nghẹt (tiếng); (âm nhạc) làm cho bớt ngân, làm cho bớt rung (dây đàn)
        • làm nản chí, làm nản lòng, làm chán nản, làm chán nản; làm mất vui, làm cụt hứng
          • to damp someone's ardour: làm giảm nhuệ khí của ai
          • to damp someone's hopes: làm cụt hy vọng của ai
        • (kỹ thuật) hãm lại, cản lại; làm giảm chấn động, làm giảm xóc, chống rung
        • nội động từ
          • to damp off thối rụng; chết vì bị úng nước (cây cối...)
          • tắt đèn
        Concise Dictionary
        +a slight wetness
        +deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
        +restrain or discourage
        +make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible
        +lessen in force or effect
        +slightly wet
        Thesaurus Dictionary
        1 clammy, moist, wettish; humid, dank, misty, dewy, steamy, muggy:
        Wipe off the table with a damp cloth. Nothing dries out in this damp weather.
        2 moistness, moisture, dampness, clamminess, humidity:
        The mould on the walls is the result of the damp.
        Advanced English Dictionary
        adjective, noun, verb
        + adjective (damper, dampest) slightly wet, often in a way that is unpleasant: The cottage was cold and damp. + It feels damp in here. + damp clothes + Wipe the surface with a damp cloth.
        damply adverb (rare): The blouse clung damply to her skin.
        Idioms: a damp squib (BrE, informal) an event that is disappointing because it is not as exciting or impressive as expected: The celebrations were a bit of a damp squib.
        + noun [U] (BrE) the state of being damp; areas on a wall, etc. that are damp: The old house smells of damp. + Those marks above the window look like damp to me.
        + verb [VN] (rare) = DAMPEN: She damped a towel and wrapped it round his leg.
        Phrasal Verbs: damp down sth to make an emotion or a feeling less strong
        damp sth<->down to make a fire burn more slowly or stop burning
        Collocation Dictionary


        be, feel, look, smell
        The room smelled damp.
        | become, get | remain | make sth
        The rain had made the walls damp.


        very | a bit, a little, quite, rather, slightly
        Our clothes had got a bit damp.

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