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American English: /ˈbæfəl/
British English: /ˈbaf(ə)l/

Translation of baffle in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (perplex)
    it baffles me how they escaped
    no me explico cómo se escaparon
    Example sentences
    • Many critics doubted the wisdom in signing the Celtic player at all, but they were totally baffled at the decision to hose him with money.
    • But none of the puzzles are so stupidly designed as to totally baffle players.
    • They will be totally baffled and will need a lawyer to know what it means.
  • 2 (frustrate)
    they managed to baffle their pursuers
    consiguieron despistar a sus perseguidores


  • 1 (Audio)
    Example sentences
    • In a second arrangement, the first gas supply opens into the central region above an upper baffle plate and the second gas supply opens into the periphery of a plenum between the upper baffle plate and a lower baffle plate.
    • Based on this data, we added baffles to optimize the light aperture within the spectrometer, thereby eliminating unnecessary rays while maximizing optical throughput.
    • Appropriately placed baffles ensure that the light is integrated by many bounces before it reaches the detector.
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