Technology / Home Audio / Damper: Part of the suspension connected to the bottom of the speaker cone at the voice coil that centers the voice coil in the magnetic gap. It is sometimes referred to as the spider

Steering Damper

Technology / Motorcycle / Steering Damper: In order to prevent or minimize the front wheel from oscillating left and right over varied or bumpy pavement, some street motorcycles utilize a steering damper. On most bikes, this is simply a hydrau MORE

Flue Damper

Business / Construction / Flue Damper: An automatic door located in the flue that closes it off when the burner turns off: purpose is to reduce heat loss up the flue from the still-warm furnace or boiler. MORE


Entertainment / Music / Piano: Keyboard instrument whose strings are struck with hammers controlled by a keyboard mechanism: pedals control dampers in the strings that stop the sound when the finger releases the key MORE

Cabernet Franc

Life Style / Wine Grapes / Cabernet Franc: Recently - (4-97) - discovered to be one of the parent grape varieties that gave rise to the Cabernet Sauvignon cultivar. Mainly found in cooler, damper climatic conditions than its offspring. Shows m MORE