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English definition of “silencer”

silencer

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈsaɪlənsər/
VEHICLE UK (US muffler) a part of a vehicle that reduces noiseThe engine and engine partsEngines and motors
GUN a piece of equipment that you use on a gun to reduce the sound of it firingParts of guns
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