Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Proof against damp: as, a damp-proof course of masonry.

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  • Also, templates have been stretched beyond their original design, which is like using a system for automatically choosing the right material to use as mortar to fill a gap, with support for including layers of other materials such as damp-proof courses, to build entire pillars by telling them to fill a very large gap with repeating layers of concrete.

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  • Also, templates have been stretched beyond their original design, which is like using a system for automatically choosing the right material to use as mortar to fill a gap, with support for including layers of other materials such as damp-proof courses, to build entire pillars by telling them to fill a very large gap with repeating layers of concrete.

    Snell-Pym » 2009 » January

  • It was an edifice built in times when human constitutions were damp-proof, when shelter from the boisterous was all that men thought of in choosing a dwelling-place, the insidious being beneath their notice; and its hollow site was an ocular reminder, by its unfitness for modern lives, of the fragility to which these have declined.

    The Woodlanders

  • Below damp-proof course, blocks must be stabilized types only, or dressed hard building stones and burnt clay bricks may be used.

    3. Innovative technologies related to the increased utilization of low-energy building materials

  • It is important, therefore, to provide a damp-proof course layer between the foundation and the soil block work.

    3. Innovative technologies related to the increased utilization of low-energy building materials

  • In this case the damp-proof material has always to be on the warm side of the insulation.

    3. Design rules

  • To avoid damp condensation, care has to be taken in placing insulation in relation to the damp-proof material (plastic, metal, aluminium foil etc.).

    3. Design rules

  • In case of installing single lines in damp-proof clips, on straight runs all upper portions of the clips will be loosely mounted on the line.

    5. Fundamentals of installation engineering

  • On principle all explosion-prone electrical equipment is to be laid out as a damp-proof installation.

    5. Fundamentals of installation engineering

  • In case of installing individual or bunched lines by damp-proof clips this will be achieved by observing the following working steps:

    5. Fundamentals of installation engineering

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