What does dampening mean?

Definitions for dampening

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word dampening.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. moistening, dampening(noun)

    the act of making something slightly wet

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dampening

    of Dampen


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dampening in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dampening in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Greg Stringham:

    I suspect there may be some dampening on that, early indications are with low oil prices and the higher cost of rail it is tough to continue that (pace) going forward.

  2. Deutsche Bank:

    The China Association of Automobile Manufacturers has just lowered its growth forecast for vehicle sales this year sharply from 7 percent to 3 percent, which will no doubt have a dampening effect on gasoline demand.

  3. Han Dong-ho:

    Intelligence has stepped up monitoring (of phone calls) on border passages, dampening brokers' activities, the more dangerous, the more expensive. Many connections with brokers, which North Koreans call 'lines', have been lost.

  4. Daniel Fry:

    I think he’s doing things a lot different from a number of other politicians, i would say what he’s doing hasn’t been done before and it’s kinda needed in this whole politically correct society – which I think is one of the things that is really dampening and ruining our country from the inside.

  5. Hillary Clinton:

    He is fueling a level of paranoia and prejudice against all kinds of people. And when you light those fires, you better recognize that they can get out of control and he should start dampening them down and putting them out, if he wants to talk about what he would do as president, that's obviously fair game.

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