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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 deaf·en /ˈdɛfən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 deaf·en /ˈdɛfən/ 動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Deaf·en v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deafened p. pr. & vb. n. Deafening.]
 1. To make deaf; to deprive of the power of hearing; to render incapable of perceiving sounds distinctly.
    Deafened and stunned with their promiscuous cries.   --Addison.
 2. Arch. To render impervious to sound, as a partition or floor, by filling the space within with mortar, by lining with paper, etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: be unbearably loud; "a deafening noise"
      2: make or render deaf; "a deafening noise" [syn: deaf]
      3: make soundproof; "deafen a room"