dampen


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Synonyms for dampen

Synonyms for dampen

to make moist

to decrease or dull the sound of

Synonyms for dampen

deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping

reduce the amplitude (of oscillations or waves)

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make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible

check

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lessen in force or effect

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Now, a new technique allows researchers to selectively dampen noise at various frequencies by adjusting the distance between noise-diffusing elements.
economic data dampened expectations of a early scale back of Federal Reserve stimulus.
Hamish Munro, commercial director at Shakespeares, said: "The exciting weather conditions did not dampen anyone's enthusiasm and by the end of the day we were enjoying some welcome sunshine.
According to the publication, rain failed to dampen spirits at six of them, including one where emergency services were called after the marquee collapsed.
Summary: The dreary weather failed to dampen spirits at the Big Jubilee Lunch street party in London as the first Royals made an appearance.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-September 6, 2011--Sectra says US budgetary issues dampen market in Q1 FY 2011(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
They were set to continue working throughout the day to dampen down the flames.
The International Monetary Fund said Thursday that budget austerity programs, like those underway in Europe, would dampen economic growth more than usual in the short term.
Snowy weather failed to dampen a capacity crowd at Wrexham's Racecourse Picture: LES EVANS
Fire crews from Colby Court and Gosforth arrived at the scene at 9.50pm last night to dampen down the blaze.
This unique ride dampening system utilizes high tensile polymer blocks to dampen the track oscillation during ground operation.
At 62, Roy knows the day may come when he loses his other leg, but it doesn't dampen his enthusiasm or his determination to play golf.
Akeelah (Keke Palmer) turns in a letter-perfect performance as a bright preteen who knows the costs schoolgirls can pay for being too smart but who discovers a talent and an appetite even her tired and resentful mother (Angela Bassett) can't dampen. Dr.
And while last year's hurricane was a bit inconvenient, it did not dampen our spirits.