HyperDic: muffler

English > 3 senses of the word muffler:
NOUNartifactmuffler, silencera tubular acoustic device inserted in the exhaust system that is designed to reduce noise
artifactmufflera scarf worn around the neck
artifactmuffler, dampera device that decreases the amplitude of electronic, mechanical, acoustical, or aerodynamic oscillations
muffler > pronunciation
Soundsmah'fler
Rhymesalveolar ... Ziegler: 240 rhymes with ler...
English > muffler: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA tubular acoustic device inserted in the exhaust system that is designed to reduce noise.
Synonymsilencer
Part ofexhaust, exhaust systemSystem consisting of the parts of an engine through which burned gases or steam are discharged
Broaderacoustic deviceA device for amplifying or transmitting sound
Spanishsilenciador
Catalansilenciador
Verbsmuffledeaden (a sound or noise) , especially by wrapping
English > muffler: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA scarf worn around the neck.
BroaderscarfA garment worn around the head or neck or shoulders for warmth or decoration
English > muffler: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA device that decreases the amplitude of electronic, mechanical, acoustical, or aerodynamic oscillations.
Synonymdamper
Narrowerdamper block, piano damperdamper consisting of a small felted block that drops onto a piano string to stop its vibration
dash-potA mechanical damper
shock absorber, shock, cushionA mechanical damper
BroaderdeviceAn instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
Spanishapagador
Catalanapagador
Verbsmuffledeaden (a sound or noise) , especially by wrapping

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