how to pronounce muffle

mʌfəl

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“… sheet metal etc muffle or amplify the …”

meanings of muffle

noun:

  1. Anything that mutes or deadens sound.
  2. A boxing glove.
  3. A kiln or furnace, often electric, with no direct flames (a muffle furnace).
  4. A warm piece of clothing for the hands.
  5. The bare end of the nose between the nostrils, especially in ruminants.
  6. A machine with two pulleys to hoist load by spinning wheels, polyspast, block and tackle.

verb:

  1. To wrap (a person, face etc.) in fabric or another covering, for warmth or protection; often with up.
  2. To speak indistinctly, or without clear articulation.
  3. To wrap up or cover (a source of noise) in order to deaden the sound.
  4. To prevent seeing, or hearing, or speaking, by wraps bound about the head; to blindfold; to deafen.
  5. To mute or deaden (a sound etc.).

words with pronunciation similar to muffle

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words that rhyme with muffle

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