snubber
noun Date: 1853 1. one that snubs 2. shock absorber

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • snubber — See snub. * * * …   Universalium

  • snubber — noun a) A device used to suppress ( snub ) voltage transients in electrical systems, pressure transients in fluid systems, or excess force or rapid movement in mechanical systems …   Wiktionary

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  • snubber — n. one who snubs, one who treats another contemptuously, one who purposefully ignores …   English contemporary dictionary

  • snubber — noun 1》 a simple kind of shock absorber. 2》 an electric circuit intended to suppress voltage spikes …   English new terms dictionary

  • snubber — snub·ber …   English syllables

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