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Noun: silencer  sI-lun-su(r)
  1. Short tube attached to the muzzle of a gun that deadens the sound of firing
  2. [Brit] A tubular acoustic device inserted in the exhaust system that is designed to reduce noise
    - muffler [N. Amer]

Derived forms: silencers

Type of: acoustic device, tube, tubing

Part of: exhaust, exhaust system

Encyclopedia: Silencer