AskDefine | Define damped

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Verb form

damped
  1. past tense and past participle of the verb to damp

Adjective

  1. In the context of "of an extinguished fire": stopped from smouldering and reigniting by the application of water
  2. (of an oscillation) that decreases in amplitude over time, especially because of the use of a damper

Translations

oscillation
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