Journey in Life: 05/31/17

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

"Dry rot" nghĩa là gì?

Hemitrichia, Lava Lamp Slime Mold. Photo courtesy USGS Bee Inventory.

'Dry rot' nghĩa là tình trạng khô mục, thối rữa khô (fungal timber decay occurring in poorly ventilated conditions in buildings, resulting in cracking and powdering of the wood); ngoài ra còn có nghĩa bóng là tình trạng thối nát hủ bại không ngờ.

Ví dụ
To make sure your roof is storm-ready, grab a ladder and do a quick visual inspection for damaged or missing shingles (ván lợp, ván ốp - ván mỏng để lợp mái nhà hay ốp tường), as well as dry rot around your roof vents.

Several inspections have been carried out by council staff and contractors and these have found an infestation (sự tràn vào phá hoại) of pigeons, asbestos (amiăng), dry rot, a partially collapsed ceiling and many other areas of concern.

There are materials which can kill existing mold, but nothing will keep the mold from returning to the wet materials, Wideman added. “If you want to avoid long-term problems with mold (mốc, meo), mildew (mốc trên da thuộc) and dry rot, the building materials need to dry out before they are covered with new finishes.

Phạm Hạnh