HyperDic: muffle

English > 3 senses of the word muffle:
VERBcontactmuffle, smother, stifle, strangle, repressconceal or hide
perceptionmuffle, mute, dull, damp, dampen, tone downdeaden (a sound or noise) , especially by wrapping
NOUNartifactmufflea kiln with an inner chamber for firing things at a low temperature
muffle > pronunciation
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > muffle: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA kiln with an inner chamber for firing things at a low temperature.
BroaderkilnA furnace for firing or burning or drying such things as porcelain or bricks
English > muffle: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningconceal or hide.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example "muffle one's anger"
Synonymssmother, stifle, strangle, repress
Broaderinhibit, bottle up, suppressControl and refrain from showing
Spanishamortiguar, reprimir
Catalanofegar, reprimir, sufocar
English > muffle: 3 senses > verb 2, perception
Meaningdeaden (a sound or noise) , especially by wrapping.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsmute, dull, damp, dampen, tone down
Broadersoftenmake (images or sounds) soft or softer
Spanishamortiguar, arromar, despuntar
Catalandeslluir-se, deslluir, despuntar, esmussar, espuntar, romejar, trencar-se
Nounsmufflera tubular acoustic device inserted in the exhaust system that is designed to reduce noise
mufflera device that decreases the amplitude of electronic, mechanical, acoustical, or aerodynamic oscillations

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