muting

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

muting

  1. present participle of mute

Noun[edit]

muting ‎(plural mutings)

  1. The dung of birds.
    • Charles Darwin
      It is more surprising that instinct should lead small nesting birds to remove their broken eggs and the early mutings []
  2. The process by which something is muted or silenced.
    • 2012, Gary Taylor, ‎Trish Thomas Henley, The Oxford Handbook of Thomas Middleton (page 338)
      Film and dance theory offer a productive vocabulary for considering the effects of these mutings and deafenings.