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  Definition of muffler
  1. a device that decreases the amplitude of electronic, mechanical, acoustical, or aerodynamic oscillations
  2. a scarf worn around the neck
  3. a tubular acoustic device inserted in the exhaust system that is designed to reduce noise
Similar Words: damper, silencer

 

Hyponyms: damper block, piano damper, dash-pot, shock absorber, shock, cushion

 

Part Meronyms: exhaust, exhaust system

 

Derivational Morphology: muffle, mute, dull, damp, dampen, tone down, deaden, hush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush up

 

 
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