Damping definitions

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The gradual reduction of excessive oscillation, vibration, or signal intensity, and therefore of instability in a mechanical or electrical device, by a substance or some aspect of the device.
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The action of a substance or of an element in a mechanical or electrical device that gradually reduces the degree of oscillation, vibration, or signal intensity, or prevents it from increasing. For example, sound-proofing technology dampens the oscillations of sound waves. Built-in damping is a crucial design element in technology that involves the creation of oscillations and vibrations.
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A technique for stabilizing an electronic or mechanical device by eliminating unwanted or excessive oscillations.
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Present participle of damp.
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The reduction in the magnitude of oscillations by the dissipation of energy.
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The stabilization of a physical system by reducing oscillation.
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