Definition of muffler noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    muffler

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    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈmʌflə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmʌflər//
     
    Parts of a car
     
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  1. 1 (old-fashioned) a thick piece of cloth worn around the neck for warmth synonym scarf
  2. 2(North American English) (British English silencer) a device that is fixed to the exhaust of a vehicle in order to reduce the amount of noise that the engine makes See related entries: Parts of a car
  3. 3a device that is fitted to an instrument in order to reduce the amount of noise that it makes, or to a camera, a microphone, etc. to reduce the amount of noise coming from things that you do not want to record
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