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Synonyms for silencer

short tube attached to the muzzle of a gun that deadens the sound of firing

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a tubular acoustic device inserted in the exhaust system that is designed to reduce noise

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Utah-based SilencerCo, the largest manufacturer of silencers in the U.
Silencer insertion loss is an important silencer design parameters.
The fast-pitch threads on the mount make it a quick turn-and-a-half to get the silencer mounted, but by then it was plenty hot, so we didn't remove it entirely.
Police recovered the items, including two submachine guns, a pump action shotgun, two silencers and bullets at the home of Anthony Murphy, in Whitehall Close, Kirkdale, last year.
The 9mm silencer is also an aluminum tube, with high-nickel-alloy stainless baffles and hardened stainless end caps, but it is not meant to be disassembled.
Possession of a firearm is a very serious offence but to find it with a silencer is even more sinister.
The ATF confirmed that the scrub pads did constitute part of a silencer and that replacement "of any component part or parts of a registered silencer, other than a silencer wipe, would be a violation of the National Firearms Act if performed by a non-licensed manufacturer.
As with reciprocating compressors, the acoustic analysis and design of the associated silencer (filter bottle) can help or hurt the overall reliability and efficiency of the compression system.
FORMER Coventry captain Edward Kennett has received a 12-month ban for using an illegal silencer in the match at Lakeside earlier this month.
But Brummies boss Graham Drury says Kasprzak has told him he is innocent of any charges the Swedish federation are throwing at him regarding the silencer issue.
Kennett was hit with a one-week suspension and stripped of the Coventry captaincy for using an illegal silencer in the 48-42 Elite League win at Lakeside on Friday.
Installing a silencer on a pistol requires you obtain a barrel at least 1/2" longer than the muzzle of the slide so there will be ample length to cut the threads.
RAWALPINDI, May 10, 2011 (Balochistan Times): The rickshaws devoid of silencer are plying in different parts of Rawalpindi are causing noise pollution and agitation among the people.
That said, they are two riders, as well as Gollob, who may be affected by the silencer situation.
With System Silencer, you can make sure that your computer shuts up when it goes idle, and you can toggle a number of other features to take effect once your system realizes you're gone.