damping

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damp·ing

 (dăm′pĭng)
n.
The gradual reduction of excessive oscillation, vibration, or signal intensity, and therefore of instability in a mechanical or electrical device, by a substance or some aspect of the device.

damping

(ˈdæmpɪŋ)
n
1. moistening or wetting
2. stifling, as of spirits
3. (Electronics) electronics the introduction of resistance into a resonant circuit with the result that the sharpness of response at the peak of a frequency is reduced
4. (General Engineering) engineering any method of dispersing energy in a vibrating system
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The problem of under- and overdamping of the intra-arterial blood pressure monitoring system was first comprehensively studied in 1981, and intensivists and anaesthesiologists were well aware of the problem.
1) an overdamped network, if A, B, and C are positive semidefinite and the so called overdamping condition
Patient-ventilator synchrony was higher with the facemask than with the helmet as the helmet's large inner volume and compliance caused overdamping of the inspiratory pressure rise.