The definition of damp is something that is slightly wet.(adjective)
A shirt that was taken out of the dryer before it is completely dry is an example of something that would be described as damp.
Damp is defined as to try to restrain or limit something, or to make something slightly wet.(verb)
See damp in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: MDu, vapor, steam, akin to OHG, MHG, Ger dampf < IE base *dhem-, to smoke, mist > dank
See damp in American Heritage Dictionary 4
adjective damp·er, damp·est
Origin: Middle English, poison gas
Origin: , perhaps from Middle Dutch, vapor.
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