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muzzle 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈməzəl/,
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muzzles, plural;
  1. Put a muzzle on (an animal)

  2. Prevent (a person or an institution, esp. the press) from expressing their opinions freely
    • - the politicians want to muzzle us and control what we write
Noun
  1. The projecting part of the face, including the nose and mouth, of an animal such as a dog or horse

  2. A guard, typically made of straps or wire, fitted over this part of an animal's face to stop it from biting or feeding

  3. The part of a person's face including the nose, mouth, and chin

  4. Any restraint on free speech
    • - the muzzle the prime minister put on foreign journalists
  5. The open end of the barrel of a firearm


  1. gun muzzle: the open circular discharging end of a gun
  2. fit with a muzzle; "muzzle the dog to prevent it from biting strangers"
  3. forward projecting part of the head of certain animals; includes the jaws and nose
  4. gag: prevent from speaking out; "The press was gagged"
  5. a leather or wire restraint that fits over an animal's snout (especially a dog's nose and jaws) and prevents it from eating or biting
  6. gag: tie a gag around someone's mouth in order to silence them; "The burglars gagged the home owner and tied him to a chair"
  7. The snout, or muzzle, is the protruding portion of an animal's face, consisting of its nose, mouth, and jaw.
  8. Muzzle is a alternative music band formed in 1994 by Ryan Maxwell, Wesley Nelson, Burke Thomas and Greg Collinsworth. They have released two albums with Reprise Records: Betty Pickup in 1996 and Actual Size in 1999.
  9. A muzzle is a device that is placed over the snout of an animal to keep it from biting or otherwise opening its mouth.
  10. The muzzle of a firearm is the end of the barrel from which the projectile will exit.
  11. "Muzzle" is a song by The Smashing Pumpkins, from their third album, Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness. It was one of the last songs written by Billy Corgan for Mellon Collie, with the song's lyrics referring to what Corgan thought the public's perception was of him at the time. ...
  12. the protruding part of many animal's head which includes nose, mouth and jaws; snout; the mouth or the end for entrance or discharge of a gun, pistol etc. ...
  13. (muzzling) infants sniff adults' mouths to learn what they' re eating
  14. A wire, leather or plastic devise, with a white tip, which is fitted over the greyhound's mouth and jaws and used as an aid in a close photo finish.
  15. The lower part of the face and nose of the rabbit.
  16. The head in front of the eyes; foreface.
  17. Nose and lips of a horse. Also a guard placed over a horse's mouth to prevent him from biting or eating.
  18. The snout; the nose and jaws of an animal.
  19. Grain in the East is usually thrashed by the sheaves being spread out on a floor, over which oxen and cattle are driven to and fro, till the grain is trodden out. Moses ordained that the ox was not to be muzzled while thrashing. ...
  20. (French) The wire basket that holds sparkling wine corks in place.
  21. The fore or "Business End" of the gun.  Where the shell comes out.
  22. The muzzle, much like that of a dog, is the area of the horse’s head covered by a halter. This includes the nose and mouth parts.
  23. The end of a barrel, pointing towards the target, out of which the load is discharged.   Photo
  24. a rottweiler, was the failure of the team; although he gained powers, he gained them at the cost of his sanity. ...
  25. The part of the horse consisting with the nostrils and lips.