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muffle

(mŭf′əl)
n.
The hairless snout of certain ruminants, such as moose.

muffle

(mŭf′ĕl)
To wrap or cover something in order to suppress sound or to clothe or protect the body.
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But 36-year-old Millward told magistrates she had not been able to lay carpet to muffle the noise because she was waiting for repairs to her house.
A new LOI method has been developed that uses a microwave muffle furnace and crucibles to obtain combustion.
The volatiles test differs from the LOI in that a lid is placed on the crucible and the muffle furnace is set at 1200F.
Using the tongs, the covered crucible containing the sample is transferred to the muffle furnace.
One simple phrase of praise from a Christian group for last year's execrable ``Christmas With the Kranks'' helped muffle the majority of the nation's movie critics who hated the movie (97 percent of them, according to rottentomatoes.
Tenders are invited for annual maintenance contract 2017-18 and 2018-19, for muffle furnace, installed at padc, panipat
Fortunately the Mersey Tunnel will muffle the suicidal screams and the Peter Ridsdale death threats, as the reality that Leeds are now two leagues behind Wigan Athletic kicks in.
This technique, called decoupling, would muffle the blast.
Photo: Cavities and dry alluvium (gravel) can muffle, or decouple, an explosion that would otherwise produce much higher-magnitude seismic waves in hard rock.
They are thick enough and layered enough to muffle their own history.