dead-air space


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dead-air space

(dĕd′âr′)
n.
An unventilated space.
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Noun1.dead-air space - an unventilated area where no air circulates
area - a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function; "the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants"
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