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Definition of 'damper'

See also: damp 

Noun

  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"


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