Definition of Damper block

1. Noun. Damper consisting of a small felted block that drops onto a piano string to stop its vibration.

Exact synonyms: Piano Damper
Generic synonyms: Damper, Muffler
Group relationships: Piano Action



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Literary usage of Damper block

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1. History of the American Pianoforte: Its Technical Development, and the Trade by Daniel Spillane (1890)
"... improvement applicable to all forms, whereby the damper-block is made more stable by a set screw, after the manner described in their specification. ..."

2. Regulation and Repair of Piano and Player Mechanism, Together with Tuning as by William Braid White (1909)
"... 34 Damper head 35 Damper lever 36 Damper lever flange and spring 37 Damper lever leads 38 damper block 39 Damper wire 40 Damper head 41 Damper felt FlG. ..."

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