muffler

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noun muf·fler \ˈmə-flər\

Definition of muffler

  1. 1a :  a scarf worn around the neckb :  something that hides or disguises

  2. 2 :  a device to deaden noise; especially :  one forming part of the exhaust system of an automotive vehicle

mufflered

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Recent Examples of muffler from the Web

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Circa 1536

First Known Use of muffler

circa 1536


MUFFLER Defined for English Language Learners

muffler

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Definition of muffler for English Language Learners

  • : a device that is attached to the engine of a vehicle to make it quieter

  • : a piece of cloth worn around your neck to keep it warm


MUFFLER Defined for Kids

muffler

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noun muf·fler \ˈmə-flər\

Definition of muffler for Students

  1. 1 :  a scarf for the neck

  2. 2 :  a device to deaden the noise of an engine (as of an automobile)



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