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Muffle meaning

muffle - 10 dictionary results

  1. 1. deaden ( a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
  2. 2. To prevent seeing, or hearing, or speaking, by wraps bound about the head; to blindfold; to deafen.
  3. 3. To wrap with something that dulls or deadens the sound of; as, to muffle the strings of a drum, or that part of an oar which rests in the rowlock.
  4. 4. To speak indistinctly, or without clear articulation.
  5. 5. An earthenware compartment or oven, often shaped like a half cylinder, used in furnaces to protect objects heated from the direct action of the fire, as in scorification of ores, cupellation of ore buttons, etc.
  6. 6. A small oven for baking and fixing the colors of painted or printed pottery, without exposing the pottery to the flames of the furnace or kiln.
  7. 7. A pulley block containing several sheaves.
  8. 8. The bare end of the nose between the nostrils; - used esp. of ruminants.
  9. 9. To wrap up in something that conceals or protects; to wrap, as the face and neck, in thick and disguising folds; hence, to conceal or cover the face of; to envelop; to inclose; - often with up.
  10. 10. To wrap up; cover; blindfold.

muffle - examples of usage

  1. Can the thunder muffle its voice when two white- crested clouds collide in the shining depths of the night sky?
  2. They may be useful as hostages, muttered the captain, and calling Antonio to him, he ordered him to man two boats with the most trustworthy of their people, and carefully to muffle the oars.
  3. He went on speaking with his hand around the mouthpiece to muffle the sound.
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