The seating of the main admission valve is cushioned by the dashpot, the piston of which is shown in section at G (Fig. 51). From Wordnik.com. [Steam Turbines A Book of Instruction for the Adjustment and Operation of the Principal Types of this Class of Prime Movers] Reference
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 the wall. From Wordnik.com. [MIT Admissions] Reference
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 suspension are necessary to obtain washboard roads, although of course, adding a spring, a dashpot, a tyre or an engine would affect the size of the bumps. From Wordnik.com. [The washboard effect] Reference
Replacement) of the broken right X-axis dashpot (damper) of the ARED advanced resistive exercise device yesterday, downlinking photographs of the repair for analysis and performing an unmanned ACO (Activation. From Wordnik.com. [SpaceRef Top Stories] Reference
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