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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A device that cushions vibrations to avoid shock.

Usage examples (4)
  • The seating of the main admission valve is cushioned by the dashpot, the piston of which is shown in section at G (Fig. 51).
  • Yep, let's see, cart attached to wall with a spring, a pendulum attached to the cart, a force applied to the end of the pendulum, and a dashpot between the pendulum and...
  • As the researchers put it on the experiment’s website, The fact that our simplified systems produce washboard ripples is important since it shows that neither tyres nor...
  • replacement) of the broken right X-axis dashpot (damper) of the ARED advanced resistive exercise device yesterday, downlinking photographs of the repair for analysis... for more
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