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dampener

[′dam·pə·nər]
(engineering)
A device for damping spring oscillations after abrupt removal or application of a load.
(graphic arts)
In offset printing, one of the rollers that transfers water to the nonprinting areas of the total surface that is printed.
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The Department of Finance in Canada instituted several changes in rules related to government backed insured mortgages, which appear to have put a dampener on the home sales mortgage market in the country
The team strategized to figure out the best location for the dampeners which was both close to the work but out of the way, keeping both production and safety in mind.
It is probably more technically correct to call it a harmonic dampener and they're normally seen on benchrest rifles and some of the highly tricked out .
While Herman predicted the only cloud that might put a dampener on the next round of reports could be the re-sale sector--"People want new product," she said--Liebman summed it up when she told the audience, "People should buy now because buying makes sense.
NOT wishing to put a dampener on things but I will be happier when we start putting in the same sort of performances against Chelsea, Arsenal and United that we have seen against the lesser lights of the Premiership.
The Sentry XP pulsation dampener from Blacoh Fluid Control is specifically designed for heavy duty and high-pressure applications up to 4000 PSI.
A specially designed pulsation dampener can be fitted to any of the extensive range of air diaphragm pumps from Tapflo.
WEATHER forecasters today put a dampener on an ancient rainfall legend - saying it's nothing more than a myth.
VVTRADER Jack dies A dampener was thrown on owner Anne Cowley's 74th birthday celebrations on Saturday when Trader Jack, who trainer David Flood was confident had a bright future over hurdles, had to be put down.
All of which is putting a huge dampener on Terry's grand plans to organise an open day to celebrate the yard's 21st birthday.
Even the cold and overcast weather conditions could not put a dampener on the occasion as fans crammed along the city's streets to acclaim the players, management and staff.
General manager Stephen Good said: "The weather put a little bit of a dampener on things but it was still quite steady and the car park was full.