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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A device that decreases the amplitude of electronic, mechanical, acoustical, or aerodynamic oscillations; A scarf worn around the neck; A tubular acoustic device inserted in the exhaust system that is designed to reduce noise.

Usage examples (36)
  • During winter, I always wear muffler.
  • Dumping the stock muffler for a free flow muffler is a good idea.
  • The muffler is really a network of baffles that bounce the sound waves around.
  • More hellacious grinding of gears and engine noises that sound as though the muffler is just a fond memory. for more
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