Definition of Damped

1. Verb. (past of damp) ¹

2. Adjective. (context: of an extinguished fire) stopped from smouldering and reigniting by the application of water ¹

3. Adjective. (physics) (''of an oscillation'') that decreases in amplitude over time, especially because of the use of a damper ¹

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Definition of Damped

1. damp [v] - See also: damp

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Damped

damp-proof course
damp course
damp down
damp off
damp proofing
damp squib
damp squibs
damp squid
damp squids
damped (current term)
damper block

Literary usage of Damped

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Electrical Measurements by Frank Arthur Laws (1917)
"The damped D'Arsonval instrument is very useful as a ballistic galvanometer ... The Critically damped Moving-coil Galvanometer.7—The field in which the coil ..."

2. Radio Engineering Principles by Henri Lauer, Harry Leonard Brown (1919)
"damped WAVE RADIO TRANSMITTING CIRCUITS From what was said in Chapters II and ... Thus, a succession of groups of damped oscillations will take place in the ..."

3. The Principles of Electric Wave Telegraphy by John Ambrose Fleming (1908)
"This implies that in the case of a feebly damped transmitter a small change ... A, when transmitter antenna is strongly damped; B, when transmitter antenna ..."

4. Year Book by Carnegie Institution of Washington (1904)
"It occurred to me that the vibrations of a tall pier might be damped, for example, ... Now, why should a pier not also be damped by air cataracts, ..."

5. The California earthquake of April 18, 1906: Report of the state earthquake by Andrew Cowper Lawson, Harry Fielding Reid (1910)
"damped instruments. — Of the instruments which were damped the majority were ... We have seen that when the instrument is damped in the ratio of 8 : 1 the ..."

6. The Principles of Electric Wave Telegraphy and Telephony by John Ambrose Fleming (1919)
"The Practical Generation of Undamped and damped Electric Oscillations. ... Some of these appliances create damped and some undamped oscillations. ..."

7. The Calculus by Ellery Williams Davis, William Charles Brenke, Earle Raymond Hedrick (1912)
"Likewise, (4) y = ae-H sin (kt + e) is a damped vibration, which may be ... —damped VIBRATIONS 1. Each of the following equations represents a damped ..."

8. Wireless Telegraphy by Jonathan Adolf Wilhelm Zenneck (1915)
"RECEIVERS FOR TUNED TELEGRAPHY WITH damped OSCILLATIONS The main object of tuned ... Such receivers are always constructed as to have a slightly damped ..."

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