underdamping


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Related to underdamping: Damped harmonic motion, Damped harmonic oscillator

underdamping

[¦ən·dər¦dam·piŋ]
(physics)
Condition of a system when the amount of damping is sufficiently small so that, when the system is subjected to a single disturbance, either constant or instantaneous, one or more oscillations are executed by the system.