afterdamp


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a toxic mixture of gases (including carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide and nitrogen) after an explosion of firedamp in a mine

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Afterdamp (a deadly mix of carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide and nitrogen) was present in great quantities and fires were burning in the depths of the mine, so rescue work was hinderered.