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Muffle   Listen
noun
Muffle  n.  
1.
Anything with which another thing, as an oar or drum, is muffled; also, a boxing glove; a muff.
2.
(Metal.) An earthenware compartment or oven, often shaped like a half cylinder, used in furnaces to protect objects heated from the direct action of the fire, as in scorification of ores, cupellation of ore buttons, etc.
3.
(Ceramics) A small oven for baking and fixing the colors of painted or printed pottery, without exposing the pottery to the flames of the furnace or kiln.
4.
A pulley block containing several sheaves.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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