baffle boards

baffle boards

large pieces of rigid material, usually plywood, carried vertically by an attendant between him/her and a large pig or other uncontrollable animal. They are used to shepherd the animal from place to place without the use of force. A useful device in zoos, but no protection against an aggressive animal.
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Because of the 'presenter', the Symphony Hall baffle boards had been lowered for this concert.
The clock tower, which recently had a pounds 600, 000 restoration, has baffle boards fitted to muffle the chimes.
999% (5N), and can be used for the manufacturing of aircrafts and tanks, aluminum ceramics, high-grade aluminum foil, high-class decorative materials, compound plates for car radiators, and baffle boards.