silencer

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noun si·lenc·er \ˈsī-lən(t)-sər\

Definition of silencer

  1. :  one that silences: asa chiefly British :  the muffler of an internal combustion engineb :  a silencing device for small arms

1600

First Known Use of silencer

1600


SILENCER Defined for English Language Learners

silencer

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noun si·lenc·er \ˈsī-lən(t)-sər\

Definition of silencer for English Language Learners

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



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