Thesaurus / damping

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The tone was damping, to say the least of it, but he did not seem to notice it.

The Black MothGeorgette Heyer

My worst trouble in raising Ginseng is the damping off of the seedlings.

Ginseng and Other Medicinal PlantsA. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding

Every morning the plants will require spraying, but this must never be done at night or damping off may follow.

I have not as yet been troubled with "damping off" of seedlings.

Ginseng and Other Medicinal PlantsA. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding

The arrangement of damping rollers shown in Fig. 17 is a decidedly practical one.

Practical LithographyAlfred Seymour

They are staked several times after damping back, drying out again between stakings.

Animal ProteinsHugh Garner Bennett

Drawing paper of any thickness may be made perfectly transparent by damping it with benzine.

The damping off of the flower-buds may occasionally prove troublesome during winter.

So drop all those dismal prophecies and damping thoughts about danger.

Hunting the SkipperGeorge Manville Fenn

After carefully noting this, and damping round the inner edge, these are removed and placed aside.

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