Definitions for "dashpot"
a mechanical damping device containing a piston that moves in a fluid-filled chamber to serve as a pneumatic or hydraulic cushion for a falling weight, as in the valve gear of a steam engine, to prevent shock.
a common component in a door closer to prevent it from slamming shut
a piston filled with fluid that is allowed to escape slowly
a mechanical device ( damper ) which resists motion via viscous friction
A mechanical device used to decrease plunger velocity for controlling noise.