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While headbands do provide some natural muffle, the fabric won’t be enough to tune out sounds within close range.
IF YOU’RE DREAMING OF THE BEST HEADPHONES FOR SLEEPING, HERE THEY ARECARSEN JOENKOCTOBER 7, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
It is placed on the muffle-plate (see above), by which it is introduced into the furnace.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
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.
A TEXTBOOK OF ASSAYING: FOR THE USE OF THOSE CONNECTED WITH MINES.CORNELIUS BERINGER AND JOHN JACOB BERINGER
The floor of the muffle is protected with a layer of bone-ash, which absorbs any oxide of lead that may be accidentally spilt.
A TEXTBOOK OF ASSAYING: FOR THE USE OF THOSE CONNECTED WITH MINES.CORNELIUS BERINGER AND JOHN JACOB BERINGER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MUFFLE

  • balk
  • bottle up
  • choke
  • constrain
  • cork
  • cork up
  • curb
  • deaden
  • demur
  • garrote
  • keep the lid on
  • muffle
  • muzzle
  • obstruct
  • put the lid on
  • quiet
  • repress
  • restrain
  • shut down
  • shy
  • squash
  • squelch
  • stifle
  • still
  • stumble
  • suppress
  • tape up
  • throttle
  • tongue-tie
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