muffled


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being or made softer or less loud or clear

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wrapped up especially for protection or secrecy

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Sonitrol Pacific Operator Jessica Culver heard “a thunk and muffled clatter” from the impact-activated audio security system in the “gun sales and front room” area of Aurora Loans a little before midnight.
I'm afraid I find her voice a deep, muffled warble which completely spoils her performance.
DETECTIVES probing a shooting at a casino were told of a midnight conversation about someone being "done in" for pounds 10,000, a trial heard yesterday The muffled conversation came just days before Tony Demarco, 63, was gunned down as he walked to his silver Mercedes.
The magazine stated that the wired earpiece was the easiest to use, but voices sounded muffled, while the Bluetooth headsets didn't feel stable against the ear and voices sounded muffled, crackly and faint.
The muffled beeper, set on the fulltime run mode, is then put close to a kennel run or near an inside crate so the dog can gradually become comfortable with the muted sound.
Then there are muffled words before the sounds of sex.
2 : to wrap up so as to hide or protect <She muffled the kitten in a blanket.
Passengers arriving at the station collected in long, heavily muffled, foot-stamping queues, stretching over the main footbridge and crowding into the main body of the station.
The White House's own scientists were being muffled when their findings ran counter to the Administration's political agenda, the group charged.
Parents Ian and Lynn Purvis, of Gateshead, heard Robson's screams and muffled crying from Gary.
That absorption made the echo sound more muffled than the echo from the empty bottle.
It can also recognize divers using rebreathing equipment and detect boats using muffled oars.
Mercator lived in 16th century Europe, when wear threatened the land and the Inquisition muffled creativity and science.
Paintings such as Standardgraph/3, 2003, have the quality of a muffled echo, since the foremost plane of the picture appears like a vibration cast forward from the receding field behind the grid.
There are many of us in the Muslim world who are the most compassionate, tolerant and humane people, but somehow extremists have muffled our voices, and we are often perceived badly in other cultures.