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Noun: muffler  mú-f(u-)lu(r)
  1. [N. Amer] A tubular acoustic device inserted in the exhaust system that is designed to reduce noise
    - silencer [Brit]
  2. A scarf worn around the neck
  3. A device that decreases the amplitude of electronic, mechanical, acoustical, or aerodynamic oscillations
    - damper

Derived forms: mufflers

Type of: acoustic device, device, scarf

Part of: exhaust, exhaust system

Encyclopedia: Muffler