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Definition of Muffle

Muffle
Muffle Muf"fle, v. i. [Cf. F. maffle, mumble, D. moffelen.] To speak indistinctly, or without clear articulation.
Muffle
Muffle Muf"fle, n. [F. moufle, prop., a mitten, from the resemblance in shape. See Muffle, v. t., Muff.] 1. Anything with which another thing, as an oar or drum, is muffled; also, a boxing glove; a muff. 2. (Metal.) 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. 3. (Ceramics) 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. 4. A pulley block containing several sheaves. --Knight.
Muffle
Muffle Muf"fle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Muffled; p. pr. & vb. n. Muffling.] [Cf. F. moufle a mitten, LL. muffula, OD. moffel a muff. See Muff.] 1. 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. --South. The face lies muffled up within the garment. --Addison. He muffled with a cloud his mournful eyes. --Dryden. Muffled up in darkness and superstition. --Arbuthnot. 2. To prevent seeing, or hearing, or speaking, by wraps bound about the head; to blindfold; to deafen. 3. 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.

Meaning of Muffle from wikipedia

- A muffle furnace or muffle oven (sometimes retort furnace in historical usage) is a furnace in which the subject material is isolated from the fuel and...
- "half-muffles" when sounding one bell as a tolled bell, or to ring all the bells half-muffled in change ringing. Half-muffling means a leather muffle is...
- then fixed in a second firing at a relatively low temperature, often in a muffle kiln. It is often described as producing "enamelled" decoration. The colours...
- muffle their drums using special drumheads. Some drumheads come pre-muffled such as Remo Powerstroke Pro. Most muffling is done by external muffles such...
- transportable double-muffle oven and a stationary double-muffle oven for Mauthausen-Gusen, a triple-muffle oven at Groß-Rosen and a four-muffle oven at Mogilev...
- No. Title Music Length 1. "I Muffle Your Inner Choir" Nocturno Culto 6:26 2. "The Hardship of the Scots" Fenriz 7:36 3. "Old Star" Nocturno Culto 4:28...
- August 2019. Retrieved 20 August 2019. Kuo, Lily. "Beijing's new weapon to muffle Hong Kong protests: fake news". The Guardian. Retrieved 12 August 2019....
- drumming techniques, such as the matched grip, tuning the drums lower, using muffling devices on tonal rings, and placing the drums on high risers for visibility...
- palace for the life of a mendicant. It's said that "the horse's hooves were muffled by the gods" to prevent guards from knowing of his departure. Gautama initially...
- Friedrich Karl Ferdinand Freiherr von Müffling, called Weiss (12 June 1775 – 10 January 1851) was a Prussian Generalfeldmarschall and military theorist...
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