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(of a sound or voice) Quiet and soft,
  1. (of a sound or voice) Quiet and soft
    • - they discussed the accident in muted voices
  2. (of a musical instrument) Having a muffled sound as a result of being fitted with a mute

  3. Not expressed strongly or openly
    • - muted anger
  4. (of color or lighting) Not bright; subdued
    • - a dress in muted tones of powder blue and dusty pink

  1. hushed: in a softened tone; "hushed voices"; "muted trumpets"; "a subdued whisper"; "a quiet reprimand"
  2. dull: being or made softer or less loud or clear; "the dull boom of distant breaking waves"; "muffled drums"; "the muffled noises of the street"; "muted trumpets"
  3. (mute) a deaf person who is unable to speak
  4. (mute) expressed without speech; "a mute appeal"; "a silent curse"; "best grief is tongueless"- Emily Dickinson; "the words stopped at her lips unsounded"; "unspoken grief"; "choking exasperation and wordless shame"- Thomas Wolfe
  5. (mute) muffle: deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
  6. (mute) a device used to soften the tone of a musical instrument
  7. Protein Muted homolog is a protein that in humans is encoded by the MUTED gene.
  8. The MUTE Network (or MUTE-net) is an unmaintained peer-to-peer file sharing network developed with anonymity in mind. The MUTE client is open source software released under the Public domain and includes support for the Linux, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows computer operating systems.
  9. (Mute (album)) Mute is a compilation album released in 2000 on Hush Records. The disc of instrumental music is a sampler of the label's roster.
  10. (Mute (death customs)) A funeral is a ceremony for celebrating, sanctifying, or remembering the life of a deceased person. ...
  11. (Mute (disorder)) Muteness or mutism is a kind of speech disorder that causes an inability to speak. The term mute originates from the latin word mutus, for silent.
  12. (Mute (film)) Duncan Zowie Hayward Jones (born 30 May 1971), also known as Zowie Bowie or Joey Bowie, is an English film director, best known for directing the 2009 film Moon. He is the son of rock star David Bowie.
  13. (mute) A person who does not have the power of speech; An acting part where no speaking (and in opera, no singing) is required; An object for dulling the sound of an instrument, especially a brass instrument, or damper for pianoforte; a sordine; One refusing to speak; An undertaker's assistant; ...
  14. (Mute) To switch off the sound from the speakers, press the button on the remote control once.
  15. (MUTE) An undertaker’s servant, who stands at the door of a person lying in state: so named from being supposed mute with grief.
  16. (Mute) (Same as Rubber Silencer)
  17. (Mute) (n. or v.) – hawk droppings.
  18. (Mute) A 'silent' coin. Same as Anepigraphic.
  19. (Mute) A grab done with your front hand grabbing on your toeside rail in between your feet
  20. (Mute) A grab trick where the rider grabs the toe edge of the board between the bindings with the leading hand.
  21. (Mute) A grab where a skater reaches with one hand and grabs the opposite side skate (i.e. a skater grabs his/her left skate with his/her right hand).
  22. (Mute) A mode that turns off the audio output to the monitor speakers. Used when a microphone is in the same room as the monitor.
  23. (Mute) A picture negative or positive of a sound film without its sound-track. The term implies the separate existence of a sound-track for the film, whereas "silent" refers to a film for which no sound-track has been recorded.
  24. (Mute) A sequencer command to turn off specified tracks. Reason: So you can listen exclusively to one track. [See also: SOLO.]
  25. (Mute) An On/Off switch. To mute something would mean to turn it off.