blackdamp


blackdamp
Synonyms and related words:
afterdamp, breath, chokedamp, cloud, coal gas, damp, effluvium, exhalation, exhaust, exhaust gas, fetid air, firedamp, flatus, fluid, fume, malaria, mephitis, miasma, puff of smoke, reek, smoke, smudge, steam, vapor, volatile, water vapor

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Blackdamp — (also known as stythe or choke damp) is an asphyxiant, reducing the available oxygen content of air to a level incapable of sustaining human or animal life. It is not a single gas but a mixture of unbreathable gasses left after oxygen is removed… …   Wikipedia

  • blackdamp — [blak′damp΄] n. a suffocating gas, a mixture of carbon dioxide and nitrogen, that may occur in mines …   English World dictionary

  • blackdamp — /blak damp /, n. Mining. chokedamp. [1830 40; BLACK + DAMP] * * * …   Universalium

  • blackdamp — (chokedamp) n. (in mining) the poisonous gas containing carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, or other suffocating material, sometimes found in pockets in underground workings. Compare firedamp …   Medical dictionary

  • blackdamp — n. nonexplosive gas which accumulates in enclosed underground areas …   English contemporary dictionary

  • blackdamp — chokedamp; n. (in mining) the poisonous gas containing carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, or other suffocating material, sometimes found in pockets in underground workings. Compare: firedamp …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • blackdamp — black•damp [[t]ˈblækˌdæmp[/t]] n. min chokedamp • Etymology: 1830–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • blackdamp — /ˈblækdæmp/ (say blakdamp) noun Mining air in which the oxygen has been replaced by carbon dioxide …   Australian English dictionary

  • blackdamp — noun the atmosphere in a mine following an explosion; high in carbon dioxide and incapable of supporting life • Syn: ↑chokedamp • Hypernyms: ↑carbon dioxide, ↑CO2, ↑carbonic acid gas …   Useful english dictionary

  • Газ Углекислый Удушливый (Blackdamp, Chokedamp) — (в горном деле) ядовитый газ, в состав которого входит диоксид углерода, монооксид углерода и другие удушающие вещества, иногда встречающиеся в шахтах подземных разработок. Для сравнения: газ рудничный. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины


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