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silencer

any device designed to reduce noise, esp the tubular device containing baffle plates in the exhaust system of a motor vehicle

rubber silencer, bumper

A resilient part, such as a rubber button, attached to the stop on a doorframe to reduce noise caused by slamming of the door.
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On a hunch, we checked the silencer (receiving yet another blister in the process).
But the DNA of his drinking buddy Brian Connolly, 48, was found on one of the silencers and he was charged with its possession.
In terms of noise reduction, incidentally, the 9mm silencer is rated at 128 to 132 decibels with 147-grain subsonic ammo.
They have created a condition where a Chore Boy pad can be considered a silencer.
Figure 4 shows the fluid volume occupied by the initial discharge silencer for the original design, which utilized a volume-choke-volume arrangement.
Kasprzak, whose machinery was found with illegal silencers at a Swedish League meeting last week, suffered a rib injury in Thursday's win over Peterborough.
He said: "I was unaware that I was using an illegal silencer.
The complication to add to this series is that the riders in Poland have been using the old silencers in their league but the new silencers used in England this term are compulsory for the World Championship series.
The broad product line includes California Air Resources Board (CARB) verified particulate filters, oxidation catalysts and silencers as well as an innovative hybrid selective-catalytic-reduction/particulate-filter/silencer system.
Havelock also confirmed that both sides are intending to use the new, quieter, Prodrive silencer for this evening's match.
English, now a full member of the BSPA management committee which made the decision, added: "For the next two months at least, riders will have the choice of whether to use the old version of the silencer or persevere with the new one.
A SUSPECTED Albanian gangster carrying a loaded pistol and silencer has been arrested outside the home of former Prime Minister Tony Blair.