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It is placed on the muffle-plate (see above), by which it is introduced into the furnace.
The first time it was I did see our hardy lord abbat muffle his chin, in a skin or fur brought from foreign parts.
A LEGEND OF READING ABBEYCHARLES MACFARLANE
This author must not be allowed to muffle up his throat, and keep his notes for some imaginary and far-off spring.
SPARE HOURSJOHN BROWN
The dried glass is finally heated to a temperature of dull redness in a muffle furnace.
ON LABORATORY ARTSRICHARD THRELFALL
There is no need, here, to muffle the sound of the wing-beat.
BIRDS IN FLIGHTW. P. PYCRAFT
Their task was to muffle his blasphemy and get him to the chair, which they did.
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN IRVIN S. (IRVIN SHREWSBURY) COBB
There are two kinds of furnaces required, the "wind" and "muffle" furnaces.
The floor of the muffle is protected with a layer of bone-ash, which absorbs any oxide of lead that may be accidentally spilt.
The opening under the door of the muffle is closed with a loosely fitting brick.

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