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Damper ({{{1}}})

  1. That which damps or checks; as:
    (a) A valve or movable plate in the flue or other part of a stove, furnace, etc., used to check or regulate the draught of air.
    (b) A contrivance (sordine), as in a pianoforte, to deaden vibrations; or, as in other pieces of mechanism, to check some action at a particular time.
    (c) Something that kills the mood
    (d) A device that decreases the oscillations of a system.
    • Nor did Sabrina's presence seem to act as any damper at the modest little festivities. - W. Black
  2. Template:AU Bread made from a basic recipe of flour, water, milk, and salt: but without yeast.
    1827: The farm-men usually bake their flour into flat cakes, which they call dampers, and cook these in the ashes.Peter Cunningham, Two Years in New South Wales, ii.190. Quoted in G. A. Wilkes, A Dictionary of Australian Colloquialisms, 1978, ISBN 0-424-00034-2.

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Etymology 1[edit | edit source]

A calque of the English steamer.

Noun[edit | edit source]

Damper c. (singular definite Damperen, plural indefinite Dampere)

  1. steamer, steamboat, steamship
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Etymology 2[edit | edit source]

See dampe.

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  1. Present of dampe.

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