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How Gun Silencers Work

September 22nd, 2008

Episode 77 of 1055 episodes

The sound of gunfire is incredibly loud, and it is amazing that anything is able to silence a firearm. However, the principle behind a gun silencer is surprisingly simple. Check out our HowStuffWorks article to learn more about silencers.