Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act or process of damping or deadening the sound, as of a musical instrument.
  • noun The act of passing excrement: said of fowls; also, the dung of fowls.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Dung of birds.

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  • verb Present participle of mute.
  • noun The dung of birds.

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Examples

  • If you succeed in muting all your critics to the left, all you do is create a situation where your program is defined in the press and the congress and the public imagination as the most-leftwing-possible proposal.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Case for a Feisty Left

  • If you succeed in muting all your critics to the left, all you do is create a situation where your program is defined in the press and the congress and the public imagination as the most-leftwing-possible proposal.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Case for a Feisty Left

  • If you succeed in muting all your critics to the left, all you do is create a situation where your program is defined in the press and the congress and the public imagination as the most-leftwing-possible proposal.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Case for a Feisty Left

  • The booing — a spontaneous expression of natrional hostility towards a venal corrupt figure — - is an established fact and no amount of muting from the Big Three or Cable can erase it.

    Think Progress » VIDEO: Cheney Loudly Booed During First Pitch

  • So there's a kind of collaboration between Presidents and the public in muting these ailments.

    Pulling Back the Curtain

  • So there's a kind of collaboration between Presidents and the public in muting these ailments.

    Pulling Back the Curtain

  • As such I've been looking for a lesson or some article that discusses muting other than palm muting, which is effective for certain types of playing, on UG.

    All Updates @ Ultimate-Guitar.Com

  • YouTube explained in its blog post that the muting occurs when a copyright holder claims that a video uses its music illegally.

    GigaOM Network

  • Do you think the whole Irish Catholic thing, with a kind of muting of emotion and a prohibition on contraception and abortion, lends itself to that kind of story?

    Q&A: Paul Maybury on PARTY BEAR

  • Between interviews, he's been supervising fixes to the game, such as muting one character's annoying tic of repeatedly shouting Praise the Lord! ''

    Archive 2006-12-01

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