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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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[USPRwire, Tue Aug 20 2019] Mufflers or silencers are mounted within the exhaust system of the vehicle.
[ClickPress, Tue Aug 20 2019] Mufflers or silencers are mounted within the exhaust system of the vehicle.
Gardai confirmed the Makarov handgun was fitted with a silencer and had been loaded with seven bullets.
'It witnessed my ups and downs in this sport and we can also say that the 'The Silencer' has brought lucky charm to me.'
During a search, they found the men had a Flobert rifle with a silencer and two buckets containing 29 freshly killed wood pigeons and a thrush.
In case of a Cremer silencer, the value of optimal impedance depends on frequency, duct dimensions, and the order of the propagating waveguide mode.
With the country reeling from the deadliest mass shooting in its history, the House could soon vote on a bill that would lift restrictions on the sale of silencers, making them easier and more affordable to purchase.
A very high rate of corrosion in automotive exhaust components more likely in silencers is one of the biggest problems that automotive industry is facing since long time ago.
In order to design a silencer to perform at 85 dB, the safety valve exit noise is to be calculated, say 130 dB.
Transferring a silencer means applying for a transfer application, and that can take months.
Sig Sauer has filed an amended lawsuit over the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives' decision last month that said a device the gunmaker calls a "muzzle brake" is actually a silencer.
A MAN was found not guilty of the possession of a silencer for a machine gun by jurors after just five minutes.