Dry-rot sentence example

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  • I heard of a church that had dry rot.

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  • The timber is much used in some rural districts for flooring, and is durable for indoor purposes when protected from dry-rot; it has, like most poplar woods, the property of resisting fire better than other timber.

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  • Every time a carpenter saws fresh timber with a saw recently put through wood attacked with dry-rot, he risks infecting it with the Fungus; and similarly in pruning, in propagating by cuttings, &c.

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  • No sharp line can be drawn between these diseases and some of the preceding, inasmuch as it often depends on the external conditions whether necrosis is a dry-rot, in the sense I employ the term here, or a wet-rot, when it would come under the preceding category.

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  • This sum proved totally inadequate generations later to meet the cost of eradicating the dry rot at an estimated sum of £ 40,000.

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  • The actual removal was delayed over the Christmas period while seating was restricted in the area affected by dry rot.

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  • A DIY disaster brings together three very different women and unearths more than dry rot under the floorboards !

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  • Have reports done on radon, hazardous materials, crime statistics and dry rot.

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  • Do they need replaced because of dry-rot or because they have become soft?

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