dry rot

  1. a fungus causing dry rot
  2. a crumbling and drying of timber or bulbs or potatoes or fruit caused by a fungus
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How To Use dry rot In A Sentence

  • Their rambling villa, once a model of gracious elegance, was now a paradise of dry rot, with its skeletal verandah, rickety walls and warped weatherboards.
  • At least we were out of the mud and I had started to feel alive enough to tackle a dry roti.
  • There was other, direct, evidence of dry rot in the timbers of the building.
  • The house was riddled with dry rot.
  • He knew that the corner section of the porch floor sagged wit1i dry rot.
  • This led to problems of dry rot which, in turn, were beginning to affect the structural integrity of the floor joists and roof trusses of the building.
  • The trees were in bad shape from dry rot.
  • To locate dry rot, tap questionable areas with a hammer and listen for a hollow, dead sound.
  • Old houses may be unsafe because of treatment for timber and dry rot. M. E. Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome - How To Live With It
  • She claimed for dry rot in a house in Southampton on expenses. Times, Sunday Times
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