Definition of Baffle. Meaning of Baffle. Synonyms of Baffle

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Definition of Baffle

Baffle
Baffle Baf"fle, n. 1. (Engin.) (a) A deflector, as a plate or wall, so arranged across a furnace or boiler flue as to mingle the hot gases and deflect them against the substance to be heated. (b) A grating or plate across a channel or pipe conveying water, gas, or the like, by which the flow is rendered more uniform in different parts of the cross section of the stream; -- used in measuring the rate of flow, as by means of a weir. 2. (Coal Mining) A lever for operating the throttle valve of a winding engine. [Local, U. S.]
Baffle
Baffle Baf"fle, v. i. 1. To practice deceit. [Obs.] --Barrow. 2. To struggle against in vain; as, a ship baffles with the winds. [R.]
Baffle
Baffle Baf"fle, n. A defeat by artifice, shifts, and turns; discomfiture. [R.] ``A baffle to philosophy.' --South.

Meaning of Baffle from wikipedia

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- A sound baffle is a construction or device which reduces the strength (level) of airborne sound. Sound baffles are a fundamental tool of noise mitigation...
- The Baffler is an American magazine of cultural, political, and business analysis. Established in 1988 by editors Thomas Frank and Keith White, it was...
- Baffles are flow-directing or obstructing vanes or panels used to direct a flow of liquid or gas. It is used in some household stoves and in some industrial...
- The baffles is the area in the water directly behind a submarine or ship through which a hull-mounted sonar cannot hear. This blind spot is caused by...
- A slosh baffle is a device used to dampen the adverse effects of liquid slosh in a tank. Slosh baffles have been implemented in a variety of applications...
- named after Benjamin Franklin, who invented it in 1742. It had a hollow baffle near the rear (to transfer more heat from the fire to a room's air) and...
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- An optical baffle is an opto-mechanical construction designed to block light from a source shining into the front of an optical system and reaching the...
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