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Oxford dictionary definition of the word damper:
1a person or thing that has a subduing or inhibiting effect:
this will be a damper on the liberal agenda for the next couple of years
Music a pad silencing a piano string except when removed by means of a pedal or by the note being struck.
a device for reducing mechanical vibration, in particular a shock absorber on a motor vehicle.
a conductor used to reduce oscillation in an electric motor or generator.
a movable metal plate in a flue or chimney, used to regulate the draught and so control the rate of combustion.
2chiefly Australian/NZ an unleavened loaf or cake of flour and water baked in wood ashes.
[in the sense ‘something that takes the edge off the appetite’]
put a damper on
have a subduing or inhibiting effect on:
he put a damper on her youthful excitement