damp sheet


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damp sheet

[¦damp ¦shēt]
(mining engineering)
A curtain used in a mine to direct airflow, thus preventing gas accumulation.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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