damper


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Synonyms for damper

Synonyms for damper

a movable iron plate that regulates the draft in a stove or chimney or furnace

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a device that decreases the amplitude of electronic, mechanical, acoustical, or aerodynamic oscillations

a depressing restraint

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We meant it in kindness - we couldn't bear to see the poor fellow so miserable:- and besides, he was such a damper upon us, sitting there silent and glum, when he was under the threefold influence - of the loss of his sweetheart, the loss of his fortune, and the reaction of the lost night's debauch; whereas, when he had something in him, if he was not merry himself, he was an unfailing source of merriment to us.
Gabriel, the stove in the large office draws like the devil; you must turn the damper.
com), which offers a variety of shock absorbers and struts through its Monroe brand (which, speaking of centuries, celebrated its centennial last year), has developed a digital damper, DRiV.
In addition to the equipment shown in the figure, each surgical suite zone will include at least one pressure independent supply air damper with reheat coil, at least one pressure independent return air damper, and at least one trim humidifier.
Each fire damper we inspect has the potential to save someone's life, and we take that very seriously.
The damper top mounts are used in the vehicles not only to provide ideal Noise-Vibration-Harshness (NVH) performance but also to improve ride comfort, driving safety, and handling.
They provide easy access to HVAC dampers for airflow balancing and rebalancing, and allow for room side damper adjustment when access to the ductwork is restricted by hard (gypsum) or high ceilings.
The numbering of the sensor goes from the pump to the damper and saved so during the registration and observational results processing.
An extensive line up of dampers is slated for presentation at InnoTrans 2016, including not only vertical and horizontal dampers and yaw dampers for damping rail vehicle yawing and rolling motion, but also the first advanced variable damper system and millimeter-wave radar speed sensing module to be exhibited by Hitachi Automotive Systems in Europe.
A promising device, the MR damper, can offer the advantages of a large range of damping force, highly reliable operation and good robustness with a reliable fail-safe performance while consuming very little energy.
Skyhook damper control is a typical ride comfort control method.
Auto Business News-March 22, 2016--Honda receives Indian patent for motorcycle steering damper device
To achieve its purpose, a conventional single-duct AHU with economizer operation and with high return air pressure drop (Taylor 2014a) normally consists of a cooling coil, a supply fan (SF), a return fan (RF), and a set of three dampers: an outdoor air damper (OAD), a recirculating air damper (RCD), and a relief air damper (RLD).
The reason is that the studied half- and full-car suspensions are always aimed at the conventional sprung mass damper-based quarter-car suspension structure, even though the linearization technique is utilized for modeling the suspension dynamic system by reasonably ignoring nonlinearities of the damper and car components.
In this case blade may be matched with secondary element of the asynchronous linear induction motor (LIM) thus ensuring a high speed of the shutter and herewith operation of the damper [8-10].