Translation of damp in Spanish:

damp

húmedo, adj.

Pronunciation /dæmp//damp/

adjective

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    (house/clothing/air) húmedo
    there are damp patches on the ceiling hay manchas de humedad en el techo
    • the house smells damp la casa huele a humedad
    • An hour later, the slightly damp crew boarded the buses for the final leg home.
    • When working with the phyllo leaves, keep a slightly damp towel over the leaves you are not currently using - and work quickly.
    • With another sigh, she huddled closer to the trunk of the tree behind her, shivering slightly in the damp mist.
    • The tubers can then be stored in boxes - though not the crowns - and covered with slightly damp peat ready for planting next year.
    • With her back on the slightly damp grass, Selina watched the scattered clouds float by.
    • Preferring light shade and slightly damp soil, this evergreen form sends out new growth annually from the base of the plant.
    • Knead well; let rise to double its size under a slightly damp towel in a warm place.
    • Sarah grabbed his wet hand when they entered the forest, he shivered slightly in the damp atmosphere.
    • Silently and with some relief, we exited and sat down on the slightly damp curb.
    • Her hair was slightly damp from the long hours of tears and her tired, blue eyes were puffy.
    • They were followed by four very well dressed, slightly damp individuals, one of whom stepped wide around Jim as he passed.
    • She tossed the bundle of slightly damp clothing into the general vicinity of the tent and sat down on the grass beside him.
    • Shaking her head, she sat herself down on a cold and slightly damp bench.
    • She sat on the cold, slightly damp stone and let her cloak drop, watching as it billowed around her ankles like a cloud of thick black smoke.
    • The man in the mirror's blue-grey and slightly damp hair hung straight behind him, disappearing behind his bare shoulders.
    • I padded quietly over to the door and opened it, looking up at Donovan's slightly damp face and hair.
    • She pulled Millie over to the washbasin on the table and began to wrap her finger with a thin, slightly damp wash rag.
    • I headed towards my favorite spot below the old weeping willow and sat on the slightly damp ground.
    • This morning I was wiping the table with a very slightly damp rag and noticed that the wax build-up was coming off.
    • Sweat drenched his body and there was a slightly damp patch on the sheet under him.

noun

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    humedad feminine

transitive verb

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    • 1.1(check)

      (vibration) amortiguar
      • Constitutive expression of SinR from P 3 damps the oscillations, leading to a stable steady state.
      • The studies also indicate that the ceramic readily dissipates energy, meaning that it could be useful for damping vibrations in machinery.
      • With a D bearing next to the head, it is not possible to damp out normal tape vibrations.
      • If the oscillations are not damped out, they could break the fragile lines of other suspended weights and become amplified.
      • In this case, the accelerometers could damp or increase the vibrations through their contact with the vehicle.
      • Asian multilateralism will be critical not just for coordinating the region's booming economies, but also for damping down the nationalist passions lurking beneath the surface of every Asian country.
      • He applied sinusoidal compressions to the top of the I, and recorded how the structure damped the vibrations.
      • When the signal is correlated with a dwell time much longer than its frequency, the signal gets effectively averaged out in each dwell time and the calculated correlation function gets damped.
      • The inner elements do the final guiding and also damp out vibrations normal to the tape plane to present a smooth motion over the head.
      • If the frequency of the sinusoidal oscillations in migration were higher, we would expect [mu] to be progressively damped as window size increased.
      • A little while ago he sent me a proposed solution by email, a method of moving the cup while you walk that should serve to damp the oscillations.
      • Polley is unshowy and controlled in the star part, damping down her intelligence, beauty and almost all of her emotion for the role.
      • Adding real-time modal analysis could potentially enhance this process, as disturbances are oscillatory and could be negatively damped.
      • Head stack assembly have a coil portion for damping vibrations which includes elongated openings in the plastic portion
      • Sometimes you have to go through several oscillations before you can damp out the yaw.

    • 1.2

      (fire) sofocar
      • Although I wasn't on duty for the fire, I was there in the evening damping it down.
      • He said it took the two crews ten minutes to fight the fire with foam and ten minutes to damp the car down with water.
      • Firefighters worked until just after 6pm damping down the blaze.
      • Fire crews from Richmond, Kensington, North Kensington and Wembley remained at the scene, damping down the building, until late on Tuesday although the blaze was under control by 7.33 am.
      • It took at least five hours to bring the blaze under control and we expect to be damping down at the scene for at least the rest of the day.
      • Six engines attended the fire, involving over 30 fire-fighters, and crews were still damping down the flames on Wednesday morning.
      • After the building was damped down yesterday, structural experts deemed it unsound and ordered its demolition.
      • Firefighters from Canvey had to spend two-and-a-half hours damping down the store.
      • Fire crews stayed until nearly 5am damping the building down.
      • It took 64 firemen around six hours to bring the blaze at the Alba Proteins Ltd plant at Wildriggs under control last Thursday morning and they were at the scene for a further eight hours damping down.
      • Firefighters worked solidly for three hours to kill the flames, and spent a further 21 hours damping down the fire and making the building safe.
      • Firefighters were still damping down the building this morning.
      • Firefighters were expected to be at the mill for several hours damping down after the blaze and ensuring the site was safe.
      • Basildon station officer Nick Beaver told how two crews took around 20 minutes to douse the flames and were there for another two hours damping down.
      • Firefighters spent two hours damping down and searching for hot-spots in the walls after extinguishing the fire that destroyed Lidl's galvanized steel compound after midnight on Thursday night.

    • 1.3

      (enthusiasm/excitement) apagar
      (excitement/enthusiasm) enfriar

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    (moisten)
    (ironing) humedecer
    (ironing) mojar
    • Alternatively, damp a cloth with kerosene oil and carefully wipe the insects off with it.
    • The tooling was done by damping the surface of the tanned leather and pressing or sometimes stamping the design in with a fairly sharp metal, bone or wooden tool.
    • When they were dry they were damped and rolled for the dampness to spread evenly before they were ironed with an iron heated and reheated on the stove.