To control and minimize the amount of resonance of vibration created by the energy separated by board flex and surface of the snow. Any material like rubber sheer, built into the edges, or core that keep the board quiet and more responsive.
The term used with suspension and its ability to reduce small and quick, or high frequency vibrations from the ground.
The technique of reducing vibration of the snowboard in order to increase handling at high speeds. Some boards have a dampening material such as rubber laminated into the snowboard. As an alternative, some racers attach various materials to the topsheet.