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Damp (a system) to a greater extent than the minimum needed to prevent oscillations:‘the circuit in this condition is said to be overdamped’
- ‘It is clearly characteristic of an overdamped oscillator.’
- ‘Additionally, the technique can separate diffusive overdamped motions from underdamped vibrations by varying the degree of hydration and temperature in the sample.’
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