HyperDic: dash-pot

English > 1 sense of the word dash-pot:
NOUNartifactdash-pota mechanical damper
English > dash-pot: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA mechanical damper; the vibrating part is attached to a piston that moves in a chamber filled with liquid / liquid.
Broaderdamper, mufflerA device that decreases the amplitude of electronic, mechanical, acoustical, or aerodynamic oscillations

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