Definition of deadening
: material used to soundproof walls or floors
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That means additional sound deadening, a different carpet, and a thicker cargo cover compared with its Opel sibling.
Stripped of its interior, insulation, and sound deadening, the car’s cabin is dominated by a rally-spec roll cage, significantly stiffening the 23-year old bodyshell.
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