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Definition of damper:

  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, as in a pianoforte, to deaden vibrations; or, as in other pieces of mechanism, to check some action at a particular time.

Synonyms:

drumstick, extinguisher, fire drill, bellows, head, firehouse, fire hose, bow, muffler, fire department, firefighting, bridge, fret, silencer, catgut, fire hydrant, fire extinguisher, firefighter, key, hammer.

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