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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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The eROT (electromechanical rotary damper) replaces a traditional hydraulic damper that would normally release stored energy in the form of heat as the car travels over imperfections in the road.
Because the dampers are remotely controlled, there is no need to use scaffolding for access or to break into finished walls for adjustment purposes.
Various design fire resistant dampers and smoke dampers are available on the market, and they may be single or multi-blade, round or square cut, mechanical with fusible element or electromechanical actuator (linear or rotary) [6, 7].
NASDAQ SmallCap: "TAYD") announced today that it has been informed that its Seismic Damper Technology was responsible for both the company and its President, Douglas P.
Now both residential and commercial designers can preserve the finished look of drywall while providing quick and easy access to air dampers, plumbing, vents, electrical wiring, and the like.
The dampers are equipped with a position measuring system as well as pressure and temperature sensors.
Two types of primary air inlet dampers were provided: butterfly (BF) and opposed-blade (OB).
The electric control of the damper valves will make it possible to vary the nature of responsiveness to uneven road surfaces.
Figure 2 shows a picture of the mixing chamber and dampers depicting the directions for airflow and a filter that is just upstream of the evaporator coil.
Because the manufacturer assumes production of regulated dampers of larger diameters, in order to reduce the measurement process construction a model surface was recommended.
When individual dampers are closed, they prevent the "chimney effect" present in most air-cooled machines that allows energy losses through convection cooling.
And with a mechanical limited slip differential delivering drive to the front wheels, bespoke Brembo brakes, and dampers developed by performance manufacturer ZF Sachs, the Astra VXR sounds a serious piece of kit.
The dampers are like mini shock absorbers that act as a stabilizer for the steering system.
Qatar-based Qad-net is a leading manufacturer of central air conditioning accessories including state of the art fully automatic duct fabrication facility, air distribution terminal and devices, volume control dampers and fire and smoke dampers.
As it ventures into automotive applications in the near future, Fludicon's ERF dampers are expected to be a worthy alternative to the already available semi-active dampers based on alternate technologies.