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Word: squelch

Definition: produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.


Sentences Containing 'squelch'

As of January 2007, Keith continues to refuse to say Maines's name and argues that the doctored photo was intended to express his feeling that Maines's criticism was tyrannical and a dictator-like attempt to squelch Keith's free speech.
The case has 2 analog potentiometers for volume and squelch.
The dead zone can sometimes serve the same purpose as a noise gate or squelch function.

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