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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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The TranQuilo sound suppressor worked very well with the Valkyrie and made for very pleasant shooting.
Caption: The HK UMP submachine gun, shown here with a Gemtech GM9 sound suppressor, is a state-of-the-art polymer-framed subgun.
Caption: Nothing beats a proper sound suppressor like this Gemtech Outback for improving communication and safety on the range, particularly when young shooters are involved.
A modest piston resides in the near end of a sound suppressor so equipped and captures escaping muzzle gases to give the pistol a little tap with each round fired.
Sound suppressors should be sold OTC in blister packs at WalMart.
A break-open, the Thunderjet has a fixed Picatinny rail and an integral sound suppressor.
5 inches long overall, and it incorporates a full-length sound suppressor shroud that flares out at the muzzle.
For consumers who already own an M&P22 Compact, a standalone sound suppressor adaptor kit is also available.
Simply because it incorporates an internal cone in the design, similar to a sound suppressor.
Just before the muzzle threads, the barrel features an indexing cone for aligning a SIG Sauer sound suppressor.
The effectiveness of a firearm sound suppressor is a function of can design, the speed of the bullet, the size of the hole in the end, the shooter's comportment, and scads of lesser variables like weather, temperature and humidity.