Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of a pair of coverings for the ears, made of cloth or fur, worn as a protection against wind and cold.

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Examples

  • Other than the weird ear-muff thingy, brown trenchcoats are still very handy.

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  • July 3rd, 2006 at 3: 38 pm madashell says: do you throw the remote and say “damned propaganda! ” and ear-muff your kids? the reason I refuse to pay for TV at this time. and I, for one, pay attention to what my kids watch, play with, and who their friends are. and I WOULD KNOW if he ever had a fascination with guns!

    Think Progress » Preteen magazine makes military recruiting pitch.

  • A low-power radio link transmits audio to a higher-power transmitter built into ear-muff headphones, so wearers hear their own voice as it is sent to others.

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  • The ear-muff brigade was lettin 'themselves out in fine style, tradin' in Ground Hog bonds, Hoboken gas,

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  • To be able to measure the BC component of a person's own voice, a large ear-muff was developed to attenuate the AC sound and to minimize the occlusion effect.

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  • a bit strong dont you think. every time the history channel shows off future “gee-whiz” weapons, do you throw the remote and say “damned propaganda! ” and ear-muff your kids?

    Think Progress » Preteen magazine makes military recruiting pitch.

  • a bit strong dont you think. every time the history channel shows off future “gee-whiz” weapons, do you throw the remote and say “damned propaganda!” and ear-muff your kids?

    Think Progress » Preteen magazine makes military recruiting pitch.

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