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Definition 1: a depressing restraint - [noun denoting act]

Samples where damper or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • rain put a damper on our picnic plans

(damper is a kind of ...) the act of controlling by restraining someone or something

"the unlawful restraint of trade"

Definition 2: a device that decreases the amplitude of electronic, mechanical, acoustical, or aerodynamic oscillations - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for damper in the sense of this definition

(damper is a kind of ...) an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

"the device is small enough to wear on your wrist" "a device intended to conserve water"

(... is a kind of damper ) damper consisting of a small felted block that drops onto a piano string to stop its vibration

(... is a kind of damper ) a mechanical damper; the vibrating part is attached to a piston that moves in a chamber filled with liquid

(... is a kind of damper ) a mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses

"the old car needed a new set of shocks"

Definition 3: a movable iron plate that regulates the draft in a stove or chimney or furnace - [noun denoting artifact]

(damper is a kind of ...) a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic

(... is part of damper) a vertical flue that provides a path through which smoke from a fire is carried away through the wall or roof of a building

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