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muting

removal of the capacity of an animal to make a loud call. In the dog this is done by removal of a small part of each vocal cord.
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Linear regressions of the elevation reached by high tides on the stakes against the elevations reached by high tides on the coast were compared among sites using Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA) to determine whether the degree of muting varied among sites.
That shrinkage, argues Degani, probably traces to tamoxifen's muting of growth cues to endothelial cells -- noncancerous cells that form the basis of the body's vascular system.
It is a non-destructive software product that allows consumers to automate the skipping and muting functions of their DVD players.
Functionality such as complete inter-channel level management, adjustable rate soft muting and digital hard muting, comprehensive sampling rate control for various decoder functions and automatic noise sequencing for all 5.