Vapor barrier

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vapor barrier

[′vā·pər ‚bar·ē·ər]
(civil engineering)
A layer of material applied to the inner (warm) surface of a concrete wall or floor to prevent absorption and condensation of moisture.

Vapor barrier

Airtight skin of polyethylene of aluminum that prevents moisture from warm damp air in a building from passing into a colder space, causing condensation.

vapor barrier

vapor barrier
SeeVapor retarder.