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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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