Definitions for dampener

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

damp•enˈdæm pən(v.t.)

  1. to make damp; moisten.

  2. to dull or deaden; depress:

    to dampen one's spirits.

  3. Category: Music and Dance

    Ref: damp (def. 10). 10

  4. (v.i.)to become damp.

Origin of dampen:

1620–30

damp′en•er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dampener, moistener(noun)

    a device that dampens or moistens something

    "he used a dampener to moisten the shirts before he ironed them"

Wiktionary

  1. dampener(Noun)

    A device that moistens or dampens something.

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