silencer


si·lenc·er

noun \ˈsī-lən(t)-sər\

: a device that is attached to a handgun to reduce the noise that the gun makes when it is fired

Full Definition of SILENCER

:  one that silences: as
a chiefly British :  the muffler of an internal combustion engine
b :  a silencing device for small arms

First Known Use of SILENCER

1600

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