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  1. mute

    • IPA[mjuːt]

    英式

    • adj.
      refraining from speech or temporarily speechless;not expressed in speech
    • n.
      a person lacking the faculty of speech;(in some Asian countries) a servant who was deprived of the power of speech.
    • v.
      deaden, muffle, or soften the sound of;muffle the sound of (a musical instrument), especially by the use of a mute
    • noun: mute, plural noun: mutes

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    • adj.
      形容詞
    • 1. refraining from speech or temporarily speechless:

      Harry sat mute, his cheeks burning resentfully

    • 2. not expressed in speech:

      she gazed at him in mute appeal

    • 3. characterized by an absence of sound; quiet:

      the great church was mute and dark

    • 4. (of hounds) not giving tongue while hunting.
    • 5. (of a person) lacking the faculty of speech:

      he'd been bullied into silence—people often wondered if he was actually mute

    • 6. (of a letter) not pronounced:

      mute e is generally dropped before suffixes beginning with a vowel

    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. a person lacking the faculty of speech:

      the child remained as silent as a mute

    • 2. (in some Asian countries) a servant who was deprived of the power of speech.
    • 3. an actor in a dumbshow.
    • 4. a professional attendant or mourner at a funeral:

      an undertaker's mute

    • 5. a clamp placed over the bridge of a stringed instrument to deaden the resonance without affecting the vibration of the strings.
    • 6. a pad or cone placed in the opening of a brass or other wind instrument to soften the sound.
    • 7. a device on a television, telephone, or other appliance that temporarily turns off the sound.
    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. deaden, muffle, or soften the sound of:

      her footsteps were muted by the thick carpet

    • 2. muffle the sound of (a musical instrument), especially by the use of a mute:

      when muted and blown hard the trombone produces a very nasal and metallic sound

    • 3. reduce the strength or intensity of:

      his professional contentment was muted by personal sadness

    • adj. (of a sound or voice) quiet and soft:

    • they discussed the accident in muted voices

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    • adj. (of a sound or voice) quiet and soft:

    • the muted hum of the distant traffic

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    • n.
      a person who is both deaf and unable to speak.
    • adj.
      (of a person) both deaf and unable to speak.

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    • n.
      a person who is both deaf and unable to speak.
    • adj.
      (of a person) both deaf and unable to speak.

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    • n. the most common Eurasian swan, having white plumage and an orange-red bill with a black knob at the base. Introduced to the northeastern US, its range is expanding along the Atlantic coast and the Great Lakes region.

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    • n. a device on a telephone that the caller can press to prevent themselves from being heard by the person to whom they are speaking.

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    • IPA[myo͞ot]

    美式

    • adj.
      refraining from speech or temporarily speechless:
    • Irene, the talkative one, was now mute
    • n.
      a person lacking the faculty of speech:
    • the child remained as silent as a mute
    • v.
      deaden, muffle, or soften the sound of:
    • her footsteps were muted by the thick carpet

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    • IPA[myo͞ot]

    美式

    • n.
      a pack of hounds:
    • the abbot had a mute of hounds

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    • IPA[mjuːt]

    英式

    • n.
      a pack of hounds:
    • the abbot had a mute of hounds

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