Definition of snubber in English:



  • 1A simple kind of shock absorber.

    • ‘A snubber is provided adjacent the disc, the snubber having a body portion rigidly affixed with respect to the disc and snubber arms connected to the body portion.’
    • ‘I put a devil's claw on the chain with a nylon snubber to the samson post, pipe-furled the sails and started getting loose gear secured above and below.’
  • 2An electric circuit intended to suppress voltage spikes.

    • ‘The MP2060 power film resistor suits frequency switching circuits, including snubbers and RF terminations.’