e-tutor.com - Online tutoring, learning, and homeschooling resources      Home    Enroll    Tour    Contact Us    Graphing Calculator         Dictionary Home    Index    About   

Definition of 'damper'

See also: damp 


  1. a movable iron plate that regulates the draft in a stove or chimney or furnace
  2. a device that decreases the amplitude of electronic, mechanical, acoustical, or aerodynamic oscillations
       Synonyms: muffler
  3. a depressing restraint; "rain put a damper on our picnic plans"

Get this dictionary without ads as part of the e-Tutor Virtual Learning Program.