deafen definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to create deaf, specially momentarily by a loud sound.
    • To make soundproof.
    • which will make deaf; to deprive of power of hearing; to make incompetent at perceiving noises distinctly.
    • To render impervious to appear, as a partition or floor, by completing the room within with mortar, by coating with paper, etc.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • resulting in permanent or temporary deafness.
  • verb:
    • to create deaf, either briefly or completely
    • to produce soundproof
    • make or render deaf
    • be unbearably noisy
    • make soundproof
  • others:
    • To make deaf; deprive of this power of hearing.
    • To stun; render incapable of perceiving or discriminating noises distinctly: since, becoming deafened with clamor or tumult.
    • In design, to render impervious to sound (as a door or a partition) in the form of sound-boarding or pugging.

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