Complete Definition of "baffle"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/bæfl/, SAMPA|/b{fl/
audio|en-us-baffle.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-æfÉl|-æfÉl

Noun
en-noun

  1. A device used to restrain or regulate, e.g. sound, light, gas, or a fluid.

#:Tanker trucks use baffles to keep the fluids in them from sloshing around inside.

Verb
en-verb|baffl|ing

  1. Totally bewilder; confuse or perplex.

#:I am baffled by the contradictions and omissions in the instructions.

Translations

Finnish: hämmennyttää
French: déconcerter
Polish: wprawiaÄ w zakÅopotanie
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