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Baffle

In film, a movable panel that absorbs light and sound in order to minimize unwanted reflections and echoes. A baffle is relevant to marketing because it improves film quality and therefore improves commercials.
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The Scots and Irish were left to lick their wounds amid a sense of bafflement.
BOOKMAKERS, pinching themselves with bafflement and delight at the numbers of otherwise sane people prepared to hand over money on `cartoon racing', are already thinking about `virtual dog-racing'.
Theroux believes that a person reading a wonderful book is overwhelmed by feelings of inspiration and ignorance, bafflement and belief.
Bafflement, laughter, a quick Google to see where the 37-year-old is playing now?
Quite why we need another all-weather course is a matter of complete bafflement to me as we have more than enough scrubby racing already and punters and betting shop staff are fed up to the back teeth with it.
Spectators, players and umpires watched in bafflement as it soared, streamlined and glistening, through the air and landed, with unerring accuracy, on a good length.
Even under Mr Hain's plans we see the spectre of a hostile future Secretary of State putting the brake on the Assembly Government's plans, together with public bafflement at the procedures.
Again, as soon as he mentioned things like MP3s, I was cocking my head in pure bafflement like a dog being lectured by its owner.
One day, presumably, children in history lessons will read in bafflement about how we were once governed by a party built on trade unions and run by public school educated lawyers.
YOU can't really say you are into interior design until you have stood in utter bafflement before the huge array of different curtain poles available.
A freephone call to Attheraces found general bafflement as to a solution, save for the hopeful: "Have you got Sky?
Arsenal's Patrick Vieira summed up the sense of bafflement felt by the defeated squad, saying: 'It's difficult to say why we lost something between the end of the European Championships and this World Cup.