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Scarf vs. Muffler

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Main Difference

The main difference between Scarf and Muffler is that the Scarf is a garment of fabric worn around neck or head and Muffler is a noise silencer.

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  • Scarf (noun)

    A long, often knitted, garment worn around the neck.

  • Scarf (noun)

    A headscarf.

  • Scarf (noun)

    A neckcloth or cravat.

  • Scarf (noun)

    A type of joint in woodworking.

  • Scarf (noun)

    A groove on one side of a sewing machine needle.

  • Scarf (noun)

    A dip or notch or cut made in the trunk of a tree to direct its fall when felling.

  • Scarf (verb)

    To throw on loosely; to put on like a scarf.

  • Scarf (verb)

    To dress with a scarf, or as with a scarf; to cover with a loose wrapping.

  • Scarf (verb)

    To shape by grinding.

  • Scarf (verb)

    To form a scarf on the end or edge of, as for a joint in timber, forming a "V" groove for welding adjacent metal plates, metal rods, etc.

  • Scarf (verb)

    To unite, as two pieces of timber or metal, by a scarf joint.

  • Scarf (verb)

    To eat very quickly.

    "You sure scarfed that pizza."

  • Muffler (noun)

    Part of the exhaust pipe of a car that dampens the noise the engine produces.

  • Muffler (noun)

    A silencer or suppressor fitted to a gun.

  • Muffler (noun)

    A type of scarf.

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  • Scarf (noun)

    a length or square of fabric worn around the neck or head

    "a silk scarf"

    "she tucked her woolly scarf around her neck"

  • Scarf (noun)

    a joint connecting two pieces of timber or metal in which the ends are bevelled or notched so that they fit over or into each other.

  • Scarf (noun)

    an incision made in the blubber of a whale.

  • Scarf (verb)

    join the ends of (two pieces of timber or metal) by bevelling or notching them so that they fit over or into each other

    "he forced me to scarf the keel timbers in watertight sections"

    "the scarfing follows the natural grain of the wood"

  • Scarf (verb)

    make an incision in the blubber of (a whale).

  • Scarf (verb)

    eat or drink (something) hungrily or enthusiastically

    "he scarfed down the waffles"

  • Muffler (noun)

    a wrap or scarf worn around the neck and face for warmth.

  • Muffler (noun)

    a device used to deaden the sound of a drum, bell, piano, or other instrument.

  • Muffler (noun)

    a device fixed to the exhaust of a motor vehicle to reduce engine noise; a silencer.

Oxford Dictionary
  • Scarf (noun)

    A cormorant.

  • Scarf (noun)

    An article of dress of a light and decorative character, worn loosely over the shoulders or about the neck or the waist; a light shawl or handkerchief for the neck; also, a cravat; a neckcloth.

  • Scarf (noun)

    In a piece which is to be united to another by a scarf joint, the part of the end or edge that is tapered off, rabbeted, or notched so as to be thinner than the rest of the piece.

  • Scarf

    To throw on loosely; to put on like a scarf.

  • Scarf

    To dress with a scarf, or as with a scarf; to cover with a loose wrapping.

  • Scarf

    To form a scarf on the end or edge of, as for a joint in timber, metal rods, etc.

  • Muffler (noun)

    Anything used in muffling; esp., a scarf for protecting the head and neck in cold weather; a tippet.

  • Muffler (noun)

    A cushion for terminating or softening a note made by a stringed instrument with a keyboard.

  • Muffler (noun)

    A kind of mitten or boxing glove, esp. when stuffed.

  • Muffler (noun)

    One who muffles.

  • Muffler (noun)

    Any of various devices to deaden the noise of escaping gases or vapors, as a tube filled with obstructions, through which the exhaust gases of an internal-combustion engine, as on an automobile, are passed (called also silencer).

Webster Dictionary
  • Scarf (noun)

    a garment worn around the head or neck or shoulders for warmth or decoration

  • Scarf (noun)

    a joint made by notching the ends of two pieces of timber or metal so that they will lock together end-to-end

  • Scarf (verb)

    masturbate while strangling oneself

  • Scarf (verb)

    unite by a scarf joint

  • Scarf (verb)

    wrap in or adorn with a scarf

  • Muffler (noun)

    a tubular acoustic device inserted in the exhaust system that is designed to reduce noise

  • Muffler (noun)

    a scarf worn around the neck

  • Muffler (noun)

    a device that decreases the amplitude of electronic, mechanical, acoustical, or aerodynamic oscillations

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