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afterdamp

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noun af·ter·damp \-ˌdamp\

Medical Definition of afterdamp

  1. :  a toxic gas mixture remaining after an explosion of firedamp in mines and consisting principally of carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, and nitrogen


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