Definition of dry rot
Examples of dry rot in a Sentence
The windowsill was badly damaged by dry rot.
Dry rot had eaten away part of the beam.
Recent Examples of dry rot from the Web
Soft spots may indicate wet or dry rot, especially if the floor above sags.
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DRY-ROT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dry rot for English Language Learners
: a condition in which wood is destroyed by a type of fungus
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