What does muffle mean?

Definitions for muffle
ˈmʌf əlmuf·fle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. muffle(verb)

    a kiln with an inner chamber for firing things at a low temperature

  2. smother, stifle, strangle, muffle, repress(verb)

    conceal or hide

    "smother a yawn"; "muffle one's anger"; "strangle a yawn"

  3. muffle, mute, dull, damp, dampen, tone down(verb)

    deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping

Wiktionary

  1. muffle(Noun)

    Anything that mutes or deadens sound.

  2. muffle(Noun)

    A warm piece of clothing for the hands.

  3. muffle(Noun)

    A kiln or furnace, often electric, with no direct flames (a muffle furnace)

  4. muffle(Verb)

    To wrap up (a person, face etc.) in fabric or another covering, for warmth or protection.

  5. muffle(Verb)

    To wrap up or cover (a source of noise) in order to deaden the sound.

  6. muffle(Verb)

    To mute or deaden (a sound etc.).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Muffle(noun)

    the bare end of the nose between the nostrils; -- used esp. of ruminants

  2. Muffle(verb)

    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

  3. Muffle(verb)

    to prevent seeing, or hearing, or speaking, by wraps bound about the head; to blindfold; to deafen

  4. Muffle(verb)

    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

  5. Muffle(verb)

    to speak indistinctly, or without clear articulation

  6. Muffle(verb)

    anything with which another thing, as an oar or drum, is muffled; also, a boxing glove; a muff

  7. Muffle(verb)

    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

  8. Muffle(verb)

    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

  9. Muffle(verb)

    a pulley block containing several sheaves

  10. Origin: [F. moufle, prop., a mitten, from the resemblance in shape. See Muffle, v. t., Muff.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Muffle

    muf′l, n. the thick naked upper lip and nose, as of a ruminant. [Ger.]

  2. Muffle

    muf′l, v.t. to wrap up as with a muff: to blindfold: to cover up so as to render sound dull, as a bell or a drum: to cover from the weather.—n. something used for smothering sound: a boxing-glove: a clay oven, as for firing pottery.—adj. Muff′led, wrapped up closely: dulled or deadened—of sound.—n. Muff′ler, a cover that muffles the face. [Muff.]

  3. Muffle

    muf′l, v.i. to mumble.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. muffle

    To wrap with something that dulls or renders sound inaudible; to deaden the sound of; as, to muffle a drum.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of muffle in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of muffle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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