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mute

US [mjut]
UK [mjuːt]
  • n.哑吧;沉默的人;【法律】拒绝答辩的被告人;鸟粪
  • adj.哑的;缄默无言的;(一时)说不出话的;(猎狗)不叫的
  • v.排泄;减弱…的声音;柔和…的色调
  • Web静音;哑巴;弱音器
Plural Form:mutes  Past Participle:muted  Present Participle:muting  
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adj.
1.
沉默的;不出声的;无声的not speaking
a look of mute appeal
默默请求的表情
The child sat mute in the corner of the room.
这孩子坐在屋子的角落里,一声不吭。
2.
哑的unable to speak
n.
1.
弱音器a device made of metal, rubber or plastic that you use to make the sound of a musical instrument softer
2.
哑巴a person who is not able to speak
v.
1.
~ sth
消音;减音;减弱(尤指乐器)的声音to make the sound of sth, especially a musical instrument, quieter or softer, sometimes using a mute
He muted the strings with his palm.
他用手掌抹琴弦消音。
2.
~ sth
减弱;缓解to make sth weaker or less severe
She thought it better to mute her criticism.
她觉得还是婉转地提出批评比较好。

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