deadener

All Noun
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  • However, when drawing the JLA upwards, the station suffered a brief power drain, lessening the effects of the will-deadener.
  • "Habit, the great deadener" has proven more tenacious than inspiration.
  • This internal shell is capable of serving for currents of quantity, and, when the two terminals are united by a wire, it may serve as a deadener. Cited from Scientific American Supplement, No. 421, January 26, 1884, by Various
  • In modern parlance Tabannuj is = our anaesthetic administered before an operation, a deadener of pain like myrrh and a number of other drugs. Cited from 1000 Nights and a Night, Vol. 1, Tr. by Burton
  • Now we know that practically all these claims are unfounded, and that such value as it has in medicine is chiefly as a narcotic, as a deadener of the sense of discomfort. Cited from A Handbook of Health, by Woods Hutchinson
  • Sun visors, exterior mirror, sound-deadener, armrests, jack, and lug wrench were omitted to save weight.
  • But it was later shown that these tests were highly unreliable and that similar tests, conducted on a "sound deadener" sprayed on during the manufacture of the car, had yielded virtually identical results.
  • It has a round table in the centre covered with a decorated woolen cloth, that has soaked in the grease of many dinners, for though it should be always taken off, it is easier to spread the cloth upon it than change it for the blanket deadener that one owns. Cited from Three Lives, by Gertrude Stein
  • These cars were assembled by Hurst Performance and featured items such as lightweight Chemcor side glass, fiberglass front fenders, hood scoop, lightweight seats, sound deadener, and other street equipment such as rear seats omitted.
  • Second, that even in the smallest doses, as a deadener of the sense of discomfort, it blinds the man who takes it to the harm it is doing and, as soon as its temporary comforting effects begin to pass off, naturally leads its victim to resort to it again in increasing doses. Cited from A Handbook of Health, by Woods Hutchinson
  • MAXXLINK is the subbrand for mobile and marine audio installation accessories featuring amplifier installation kits, RCA cable, power cables, distribution and fusing components, sound deadener and capacitors.
  • He first encountered the Justice League of America shortly after he invented an anti-gravity device and will-deadener beam that allowed him to capture Green Lantern by luring him into his base using anti-gravity discs to fly over the city as Green Lantern, impersonate him, and infiltrate the JLA.
  • The JSA were held by a will-deadener beam, put on "trial" before Judge Thinker with the Wizard as Prosecutor and sentenced to death, but it was then revealed Green Lantern had disguised himself as the Thinker, his ring saved him at the last moment, and he captured the Thinker.
  • By this time Steve had whirlt Bills, and was a-jist a-gittin' in a fair way to finish him up in good style, when Wesley Morris run in -- I seed him do it -- run in, and afore we could ketch him he struck Steve a deadener in the butt o' the ear and knocked him as limber as a rag. Cited from Pipes O'Pan at Zekesbury, by James Whitcomb Riley

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