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1. silencer

noun. ['ˈsaɪlənˌsɝː'] a tubular acoustic device inserted in the exhaust system that is designed to reduce noise.

Synonyms

  • acoustic device
  • exhaust
  • exhaust system

Antonyms

  • fill
  • cathode
  • anode
  • walk

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • silence (English)
  • silence (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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2. silencer

noun. ['ˈsaɪlənˌsɝː'] short tube attached to the muzzle of a gun that deadens the sound of firing.

Synonyms

  • tube

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • silence (English)
  • silence (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Sentences with silencer


1. Noun, singular or mass
If you used any lubricant to help remove the silencer, make sure it is completely clear before firing up the engine to avoid the smell of smoke or oil.

2. Adjective
The law is changeable and it is best to fully check into silencer laws several months before considering purchasing one.

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