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dead·en·ing

 (dĕd′n-ĭng)
n.
Material used for soundproofing.

dead•en•ing

(ˈdɛd n ɪŋ)

n.
material employed to deaden or prevent the transmission of sound; soundproofing.
[1775–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deadening - the act of making something futile and useless (as by routine)
degradation, debasement - changing to a lower state (a less respected state)
Adj.1.deadening - so lacking in interest as to cause mental wearinessdeadening - so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "a boring evening with uninteresting people"; "the deadening effect of some routine tasks"; "a dull play"; "his competent but dull performance"; "a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention"; "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke; "tedious days on the train"; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain; "other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome"
uninteresting - arousing no interest or attention or curiosity or excitement; "a very uninteresting account of her trip"
Translations

deadening

[ˈdednɪŋ] ADJ [boredom] → de mala muerte

deadening

[ˈdɛdənɪŋ] adj [effect, routine] → abrutissant(e)dead-head deadhead [ˈdɛdhɛd]
vt (British) [+ plant] → couper les fleurs fanées de
Dead-head roses as the blooms fade → Coupez les roses quand elles sont fanées.
n (US) (= idiot) → gros bêta m , nunuche f dead heat n
The race was a dead heat → Ils sont arrivés ex \(ae)quo.
to finish in a dead heat → terminer ex \(ae)quodead letter n
to be a dead letter (= fall into abeyance) [law, treaty] → tomber en désuétude
The Nice treaty will be a dead letter → Le traité de Nice tombera en désuétude.

deadening

[ˈdɛdnɪŋ] adj (boredom) → mortale; (job, task) → alienante
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where A is the total shear area and h is the thickness of the viscoelastic damping material slab.
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