dead-air space


: an unventilated air space

Examples of dead-air space in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To achieve this unheard-of level of versatility, Alpha employs a knit construction with the full structural integrity of a fabric and creates downlike dead-air space without the need for breathability-reducing container fabrics. Outside Online, 14 Sep. 2021 That extra loft also creates dead-air space to insulate you from the ground. The Editors, Field & Stream, 29 July 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1902, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dead-air space was in 1902

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“Dead-air space.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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