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sup·pres·sor

(sū-pres'ŏr),
A compound that suppresses the effects of mutation or suppresses what would be a normal course of events.

suppressor

(sə-prĕs′ər)
n.
1. or suppresser One that suppresses: a suppressor of free speech.
2. A gene that suppresses the phenotypic expression of another gene, especially of a mutant gene.
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In the past couple of decades sound suppressors have emerged from the shadows to become staples within the contemporary American shooting community.
The Sako TRG42 rifle with Elite Iron sound suppressor, Carl Zeiss VM/V 6-24x56mm riflescope and Black Hills ammunition will generate a group dispersion of .
If a consumer lives in a state that allows the possession of a sound suppressor and files the appropriate legal requests and paperwork through his Class III dealer, once the application to own a suppressor is approved SIG provides the consumer with a tube that fits over the outside of this "skeletonized" muzzle brake to create a suppressed firearm.
22 caliber sound suppressor was tested, the ambient temperature was 70[degrees] Fahrenheit with 28% humidity at 3,950 feet above sea level in Potomac, Mont.
With the introduction of subsonic ammunition in many calibers, this type of sound suppressor has faded in popularity.
With its relatively short barrel and compact sound suppressor, the M110C was obviously designed for Close Quarters Battle (CQB)--or as it is alternately called, Close Quarters Combat (CQC)--which is usually defined as short-duration, high-intensity fights, characterized by abrupt and sudden extreme violence at very short ranges.
One frustrating feature of the original GSG-5 was that, due to the fake suppressor arrangement, it was very difficult to fit with a real sound suppressor.