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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
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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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Rising demand for battery electric vehicles is likely to hamper the automotive exhaust silencer market.
Summary: Rising demand for battery electric vehicles is likely to hamper the automotive exhaust silencer market.
'We are going to remove the silencers and go for a rapid ride, on Ferozepur Road, on to Jail Road and then on to Liberty Market,' he added.
The report stated that 6,315 vehicle users have been prosecuted and 53 have been caught for using modified silencers between June 4 and July 22 this year.
it has been brought to my notice that certain section of pillion riders are likely to indulge in wheelie, rash driving, using vehicles without silencers during Eid days.'
Gregory Domenico, 35, was charged with one count of illegal possession of ammunition by a felon and one count of illegal possession of an unregistered machine gun and three silencers.
The purpose of the move is to provide immediate protection to public life and property and avert public nuisance on the eve of 14th August by riding motorcycles with silencers removed.
In modal filter silencers, thin MPPs with predominantly resistive impedances are used and the MPPs are placed on the duct cross section to locations of high particle velocity.
Utah-based SilencerCo, the largest manufacturer of silencers in the U.S., (http://archive.sltrib.com/article.php?id=5359341&itype=CMSID) reportedly gave $200,000 to the National Shooting Sports Foundation and an Illinois firearms auction house.
In the House, they are selling what amounts to a marketing favor for the gun industry, proposing to repeal controls on the sale of gun silencers to civilians.