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It absorbs sound waves by increasing air resistance reducing the loudness of the waves. The energy is transferred into heat and the person wearing them can hear sounds at a quieter amplitude than the actual sound.

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Ear defenderes reduce the amount of noise (sound power) that gets to your ears by producing a physical barrier that absorbs the noise and muffles it.

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because ear defenders help to protect your ears note i am a science professor

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Ear defenders do not transfer the sound waves, instead they absorb them, so as little sound as possible is transferred to the ears

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