muffled

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Simple past tense and past participle of muffle
{s} (of sound) silenced, diminished by the presence of insulating material; wrapped in a cloak, covered
wrapped up especially for protection or secrecy; "children muffled almost to the eyebrows
If you are muffled, you are wearing a lot of heavy clothes so that very little of your body or face is visible. children muffled in scarves and woolly hats. muffled sounds cannot be heard clearly, for example because they come from behind a door or wall
wrapped up especially for protection or secrecy; "children muffled almost to the eyebrows"
being or made softer or less loud or clear; "the dull boom of distant breaking waves"; "muffled drums"; "the muffled noises of the street"; "muted trumpets"
past of muffle
muffled scream
choked cry, deadened shout
muffled voice
faint voice, voice that is difficult to hear
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To mute or deaden a sound, making it harder to hear
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to deaden the sound of, as by wraps
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a kiln with an inner chamber for firing things at a low temperature deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
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The bare end of the nose between the nostrils; used esp
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deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
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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
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A pulley block containing several sheaves
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A fire-clay box in which glass (or porcelain) objects are enclosed, when placed in the muffle kiln, to protect them from the flames and smoke while being subjected to low-temperature firing, especially in the process of firing enamels and gilding at temperatures of 5900-700C
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If something muffles a sound, it makes it quieter and more difficult to hear. Blake held his handkerchief over the mouthpiece to muffle his voice She heard a muffled cough behind her
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conceal or hide; "smother a yawn"; "muffle one's anger"; "strangle a yawn"
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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
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Anything with which another thing, as an oar or drum, is muffled; also, a boxing glove; a muff
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{f} silence or lessen a sound; cover, wrap; cover oneself, wrap oneself
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To speak indistinctly, or without clear articulation
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Large refractory pot set inside the firing chamber forming an inner chamber to contain the pipes firing free from direct contact with the flame
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To reduce the sound produced by a drum, by placing a cloth over the drumhead
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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
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a kiln with an inner chamber for firing things at a low temperature
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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
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of ruminants
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to make less loud or less clear
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{i} furnace, kiln (Art); cover, covering; something that muffles
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To prevent seeing, or hearing, or speaking, by wraps bound about the head; to blindfold; to deafen
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{n} a small earthen oven or vessel
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{v} to wrap up, blindfold, hide, flutter
be muffled
be injured, be offended, be insulted
in a muffled voice
in a voice that was hard to hear, in a faint voice
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To wrap up for warmth, protection or security
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A warm piece of clothing for the hands
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A kiln or furnace, often electric, with no direct flames
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Anything that mutes or deadens sound
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