baffler definition

  • noun:
    • a thing that triggers one to be baffled, specially a difficult puzzle or riddle.
    • One who, or whatever, baffles.
    • a person who or that which baffles.
    • A partition in a furnace so put as to help the convection of heat; a baffle-plate. Rankine, Steam Engine, ยง 304. Additionally baffle.
    • In coal-mining, the lever with that the throttle-valve of a winding-engine is worked.

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