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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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DIB [Dubai Islamic Bank] rights is a dampener in the very short term.
Other applications saw improvements with the WHP dampeners including CD players, isolating speakers and under laptops.
When put in series with a pulsation dampener, the flow improves significantly but, according to Blacoh performance tests, results can't match the performance of the single construction Hybrid Valve[TM] for the steadiest flow.
SALES DAMPENER Falling food sales put a dampener on the recovery in the wider retail sector last month as a soggy end to July left Britain's grocers under renewed pressure.
A rubber dampener in both the pin guard and inside the head reduce vibration, and thus, noise.
It's gonna have to be somewhere grand, somewhere posh, somewhere the residents get out of the bath for a pee - that puts a dampener on my hopes of hosting Her Maj, and also a dampener on the bathroom floor.
It was a shame the weather took a turn for the worse but the pouring rain didn't put a dampener on the event and the organisers were determined to carry on.
Burnley fans started dreaming of a shock win when Scott Arfield fired past Thibaut Courtois in the 14th minute, but Chelsea quickly put a dampener on the Premier League newcomers' party.
Crude oil prices are the major dampener for the rupee market today," said Kishore Narne, Mumbai-based head of commodities and currencies at Motilal Oswal Commodities Broker.
Spikes in prices at the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) are recurrent concerns during tight power supply conditions, hence, the generation companies proposed a 'price dampener mechanism' that must soften impact of soaring spot market rates.
That way, the blade dampener can't hit your aircraft's anti-collision light when the rotor blades are angled.
One sorry soul put a bit of a dampener on things telling us: "Uch, it's been an age since my man's bothered me down there