Definition of muffler in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈməf(ə)lər/


1A scarf or wrap worn around the neck and face for warmth.
Example sentences
  • He had wrapped himself well in muffler and shawl over jacket and kurta.
  • My God, the floor sagged under the weight of the parkas, sweaters, gloves, mufflers, and hats.
  • Pushing his chin deeper into the warmth of his muffler and pulling his jacket tighter around himself, he walked out of the house, and down the street.
2North American A part of a motor vehicle’s exhaust system, serving to muffle the sound of the vehicle.
Example sentences
  • The gasoline engine, along with the muffler, catalytic converter, tailpipe and gas tank, were all removed.
  • In the case of the exhaust mufflers, titanium may offer greater service life than is offered by most materials.
  • They never need oil changes, air filters, tune-ups, mufflers, timing belts, or emission tests.
2.1A device used to deaden the sound of a drum, bell, piano, or other instrument.

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Syllabification: muf·fler

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