First Look: Nexis 211 Neck Protection 4

Things are heating up in the neck protection front, with a couple new or heavily updated products. That's the case with the Nexis brace. It has Omega design heritage, but a new manufacturer, and a bunch of updates.

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  • Vivalashay

    10/25/2011 6:40 AM

    Noun 1. dampener - a device that dampens or moistens something; "he used a dampener to moisten the shirts before he ironed them"

    damper [ˈdæmpə]
    1. a person, event, or circumstance that depresses or discourages
    put a damper on to produce a depressing or inhibiting effect on
    3. (Engineering / Mechanical Engineering) a movable plate to regulate the draught in a stove or furnace flue
    4. (Engineering / Mechanical Engineering) a device to reduce electronic, mechanical, acoustic, or aerodynamic oscillations in a system
    5. (Music / Instruments) Music the pad in a piano or harpsichord that deadens the vibration of each string as its key is released
    6. (Cookery) Chiefly Austral and NZ any of various unleavened loaves and scones, typically cooked on an open fire

    A damper dampens while a dampener makes things wet

  • rhanson94

    10/24/2011 7:10 PM


    Free vocabulary lesson:
    dampen - lessen in force or effect; "soften a shock"; "break a fall"

  • Vivalashay

    10/7/2011 12:23 PM

    Its a damper not a dampener, it doesn't make something wet...

  • level

    10/1/2011 8:45 PM

    Thanks for posting Guyb. Brace looks great with lot's of hard work behind it and I like the fact it's being made here.

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