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  • n  a device that dampens or moistens something
    he used a dampener to moisten the shirts before he ironed them

  • Since riba means "interest," this was a powerful dampener on investment for the pious.
  • The Dalai Lama's comments came as a dampener for organizers of the Tibetan People's Uprising Movement, who had been hoping that if the Dalai Lama could not lend his support to the .
  • University of Sydney physicist Rod Cross has shown that a player's sensitivity to string tension decreases if they wear ear plugs or use a sound dampener on their strings in .
News & Articles

  • Lights 4 Living Respond to Sound Absorbing Lamp
    Lighting specialists, Lights 4 Living, have responded to news of a lamp which not only provides light, but also acts as a sound dampener. (PRWeb August 15, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/8/prweb11019055.htm
    Aug. 15, 2013 - PRWeb
Quotes

  • Sir Alex Ferguson in Sportinglife.co.za
    Unfortunately, Gary has a calf strain again which is a real dampener for the boy and for us,said Ferguson. "He is not back to square one but it is certainly something we could have done without. I don't think it is a long one but it is...
  • P Chidambaram in Financial Express
    Finance Minister P Chidambaram yesterday said in Davos: "Our interest rates are set in order to contain inflation but if (high interest rate) is a dampener to growth, we will respond through appropriate fiscal and monetary measures."
  • Tiger Wood in ESPN.co.uk
    I feel like I'm right on pace, normally this is about April [in my season] so it's about right,Woods said. "I hurt myself early, that put a dampener on things."

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