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Medical Term:

damping

Pronunciation: damp'ing

Definition: Bringing a mechanism to rest with minimal oscillation; in echocardiography, electrical or mechanical loading to reduce duration of echo, transmitter pulse, and transmitter complex.

[M.E. damp, poisonous vapor]

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