: extremely confused or puzzled
… his explanation of a piano's key action will leave you more baffled than before.—Martin Levine Molecular biologists became even more baffled when they looked at the messenger RNAs: many of the molecules were longer than the DNA from which they had been transcribed.—John Rennie In Miss Kate's eyes there was a troubled, baffled look …—Edna Ferber We have all heard novelists testify to the fact that, beginning a new book, they are utterly baffled as to how to proceed …—Donald Barthelme
: equipped with a baffle
Ventilation openings are baffled to prevent stray light from reaching the operator's eyes …—Bausch & Lomb Catalog A baffled fuel cell keeps the weight in place.—Kevin Falvey
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