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si·lenc·er

 (sī′lən-sər)
n.
One that silences, especially a device attached to the muzzle of a firearm to muffle the sound of firing.

silencer

(ˈsaɪlənsə)
n
1. (Automotive Engineering) any device designed to reduce noise, esp the tubular device containing baffle plates in the exhaust system of a motor vehicle. US and Canadian name: muffler
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a tubular device fitted to the muzzle of a firearm to deaden the report
3. a person or thing that silences

si•lenc•er

(ˈsaɪ lən sər)

n.
1. a person or thing that silences.
2. a device for deadening the report of a firearm.
3. Chiefly Brit. the muffler on an internal-combustion engine.
[1625–35]

silencer

(automobile) muffler
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.silencer - short tube attached to the muzzle of a gun that deadens the sound of firing
tube, tubing - conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases
2.silencer - a tubular acoustic device inserted in the exhaust system that is designed to reduce noisesilencer - a tubular acoustic device inserted in the exhaust system that is designed to reduce noise
acoustic device - a device for amplifying or transmitting sound
exhaust system, exhaust - system consisting of the parts of an engine through which burned gases or steam are discharged
Translations
كَاتـِمٌ لِلصَوْتمُسْكِت، كاتِم صَوْت
tlumič
lyddæmper
summuti
äänenvaimennin
prigušivač
hljóîdeyfir; hljóîkútur
消音装置
소음기
ljuddämpare
อุปกรณ์กำจัดเสียง
thiết bị giảm thanh

silencer

[ˈsaɪlənsəʳ] N (Aut) (on gun) → silenciador m

silencer

[ˈsaɪlənsər] n
[gun] → silencieux m
(British) [car] → silencieux m

silencer

n (on gun, Brit: on car) → Schalldämpfer m; (= whole fitting on car)Auspufftopf m

silencer

[ˈsaɪlənsəʳ] n (Aut) → marmitta; (on motorbike, gun) → silenziatore m

silence

(ˈsailəns) noun
1. (a period of) absence of sound or of speech. A sudden silence followed his remark.
2. failure to mention, tell something etc. Your silence on this subject is disturbing.
verb
to cause to be silent. The arrival of the teacher silenced the class.
interjection
be silent!.
ˈsilencer noun
a piece of equipment fitted to a gun, or (American ˈmuffler) in an engine, for making noise less.
ˈsilent (-t) adjective
1. free from noise. The house was empty and silent.
2. not speaking. He was silent on that subject.
3. not making any noise. This lift is quite silent.
ˈsilently adverb
in silence
without saying anything. The children listened in silence to the story.

silencer

كَاتـِمٌ لِلصَوْت tlumič lyddæmper Schalldämpfer σιγαστήρας silenciador äänenvaimennin silencieux prigušivač silenziatore 消音装置 소음기 geluiddemper stillhet tłumik silenciador глушитель ljuddämpare อุปกรณ์กำจัดเสียง susturucu thiết bị giảm thanh 消音器
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