Silencer

• (n.) A device for silencing the report of a firearm shooting its projectiles singly, as a tubular attachment for the muzzle having circular plates that permit the passage of the projectile but impart a rotary motion to, and thus retard, the exploding gases. • (n.) One that silences; • (n.) Any of various devices to silence the humm...
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silencer

(from the article `Maxim, Hiram Percy`) His efforts to improve the gasoline-powered automobile led to research on the exhaust muffler, which in turn brought the discovery of the principle ...
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silencer

noun a tubular acoustic device inserted in the exhaust system that is designed to reduce noise
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silencer

(exhaust) Device in the exhaust system of cars and motorcycles. Gases leave the engine at supersonic speeds, and the exhaust system and silencer are designed to slow them down, thereby silencing them. Some silencers use baffle plates (plates with holes, which disrupt the airflow), others use p...
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Silencer

[video game] Silencer was a multiplayer-only video game released by Mind Control Software for online play using World Opponent Network technology. It combines elements of sidescroller games with other Sci-Fi action games such as Crusader: No Remorse. In the game, there are multiple competing agencies that send agents into the field to hack ...
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Silencer

Si'lenc·er noun One that silences; specif.: (a) The muffler of an internal-combustion engine. (b) Any of various devices to silence the humming noise of telegraph wires. (c) A device for silencing the report of a firearm shooting its projectiles singly, as a tubular attachment f...
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Silencer

A device fitted to the exhaust pipe to reduce engine noise.
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Silencer

A muffler type device installed in the oil line of a hydraulic elevator pump designed to reduce noise produced as oil moves through the line.
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Silencer

An acoustic filter element used to reduce sound pressure levels inside a duct. See also: Acoustic Filter Elements, Exhaust Tailpipe.
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Silencer

See Reactive Silencer and Absorptive Silencers.
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silencer

silencer 1. A person or thing that silences. 2. A device that muffles the noise of a firearm (gun). 3. Chiefly British, the muffler on an internal-combustion engine. 4. A device for reducing the noise emitted by a mechanism; especially, a gun or exhaust system.
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silencer

[n] - short tube attached to the muzzle of a gun that deadens the sound of firing 2. [n] - a tubular acoustic device inserted in the exhaust system that is designed to reduce noise
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