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

 

Hyponyms: damper block, piano damper, dash-pot, shock absorber, shock, cushion

 

Part Meronyms: chimney

 

Derivational Morphology: damp, muffle, mute, dull, dampen, tone down, deaden, soften, weaken, break

 

 
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