Noun Damper Definition and Examples



((n.) That which damps or checks; as: (a) A valve or movable plate in the flue or other part of a stove, furnace, etc., used to check or regulate the draught of air. (b) A contrivance, as in a pianoforte, to deaden vibrations; or, as in other pieces of mechanism, to check some action at a particular time.)


1. a person or thing that damps or depresses: His glum mood put a damper on their party.

2. a movable plate for regulating the draft in a stove, furnace, etc.

3. Music. a device in stringed keyboard instruments to deaden the vibration of the strings. the mute of a brass instrument, as a horn.

4. Electricity. an attachment to keep the indicator of a measuring instrument from oscillating excessively, as a set of vanes in a fluid or a short-circuited winding in a magnetic field.

5. Machinery. a shock absorber.

6. Australian. a round, flat cake made of flour and water, and cooked over a campfire. the dough for such cakes.


"There can be damper housings."
"There can be damper rotors."
"There can be damper songs."
"There can be damper inertias."
"There can be damper doors."
"There can be damper areas."
"There can be damper weathers."
"There can be damper switches."
"There can be damper nights."
"There can be damper inertiases."
"There can be damper grounds."
"There can be damper conditions."
"There can be damper components."
"There can be damper coasts."
"dampers can be on trades."
"dampers can be on markets."
"dampers can be on prices."
"dampers can be on investments."
"dampers can be on expectations."
"dampers can be for lights."
"dampers can have effects in/at/on times."
"dampers can wheel with trims."
"dampers can wheel with changes."
"dampers can produce from systems."
"dampers can have in/at/on times."
"dampers can come from industries."
"dampers can come from exchanges."
"dampers can come from companies."
"dampers can appear to motor shafts."
"dampers can appear as loads."
"dampers can air in/at/on springs."

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