damp down

1makea fireburn more slowly 减弱(火势)

She damped the fire down for the night.她把炉火封上过夜。

2make sad or dull 使沮丧;使扫兴

Nothing could damp down his spirits.任何事情都不能破坏他的兴致。

Difficulties and failures did not damp down his enthusiasm.困难和失败都没有挫伤他的积极性。

3diminish 减少;缩小

Inflation is being damped down.通货膨涨的势头正在被抑制。


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