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muffler

noun [C] uk   /ˈmʌf.lər/ us    /-lɚ/

muffler noun [C] (CAR)

US and Australian English a part of a vehicle that reduces noise from the engineThe engine and engine partsEngines and motorsParts of guns
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muffler noun [C] (CLOTHES)

old-fashioned a thick scarf (= long piece of cloth worn around the neck)Things worn to cover the head, face or neck
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