Turns off the sound [Crossword Clue Answer]

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Turns off the sound [Crossword Clue]

If “ Turns off the sound” is the clue you have encountered, here are all the possible solutions, along with their definitions:

  • MUTES (5 Letters/Characters)

Crossword Answer Definition

Here are all the available definitions for each answer:

MUTE

adjective

adjective: mute

  1. refraining from speech or temporarily speechless.”Harry sat mute, his cheeks burning resentfully”
  2. offensive dated (of a person) lacking the faculty of speech.
  3. (of a letter) not pronounced. “mute e is generally dropped before suffixes beginning with a vowel”

noun

noun: mute; plural noun: mutes

  1. offensive [dated] a person lacking the faculty of speech.
    • historical (in some Asian countries) a servant who was deprived of the power of speech.
    • historical an actor in a dumbshow.
    • historical a professional attendant or mourner at a funeral.”an undertaker's mute”
  2. a clamp placed over the bridge of a stringed instrument to deaden the resonance without affecting the vibration of the strings.
    • a pad or cone placed in the opening of a brass or other wind instrument to soften the sound.
  3. a device on a television, telephone, or other appliance that temporarily turns off the sound.

verb

verb: mute; 3rd person present: mutes; past tense: muted; past participle: muted; gerund or present participle: muting

  1. deaden, muffle, or soften the sound of.”her footsteps were muted by the thick carpet”

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