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damped Explained

damped at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


Damped at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Damp \Damp\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Damped}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Damping}.] [OE. dampen to choke, suffocate. See {Damp}, n.]
1. To render damp; to moisten; to make humid, or moderately
wet; to dampen; as, to damp cloth.

2. To put out, as fire; to depress or deject; to deaden; to
cloud; to check or restrain, as action or vigor; to make
dull; to weaken; to discourage. ``To damp your tender
hopes.'' --Akenside.

Usury dulls and damps all industries, improvements,
and new inventions, wherein money would be stirring
if it were not for this slug. --Bacon.

How many a day has been damped and darkened by an
angry word! --Sir J.

The failure of his enterprise damped the spirit of
the soldiers. --Macaulay.

damped at English (WD) Of Explained:



* Inter: rhymes » æmpt


  • Inter: past of » damp


    Inter: en-ad » j

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


      * Inter: sense » of an oscillation undamped


      Inter: trans-top » oscillation

  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|amorti|m, Inter: t+ » fr|amortie|f

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Manx: Inter: t- » gv|meayllit

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: de » damped
    Translation: fr » damped
    Translation: mg » damped
    Translation: my » damped
    Translation: ru » damped
    Translation: sv » damped
    Translation: ta » damped
    Translation: vi » damped
    Translation: zh » damped