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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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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.
The muzzle features 5/8x24 threads, which allow easy attachment of muzzle brakes, flash suppressors and sound suppressors.
This unique OWB duty rig will also secure pistols with compensators and sound suppressors attached.
338 Lapua magnum (8,6 h70mm), complete with silencer barrel (sound suppressor), monocular optical equipment, installation of optical equipment, vertical angles and modular tripod shooting in full compliance with the technical specifications for each product.
Sound suppressors never were criminal tools or assassin's toys.
That's a pretty good deal considering you get two devices and the ability to mount a brake and sound suppressor. The titanium brakes are $91 each.
For consumers who already own an M&P22 Compact, a standalone sound suppressor adaptor kit is also available.The kit includes a thread adaptor, wrench and thread protector.
Simply because it incorporates an internal cone in the design, similar to a sound suppressor. I tested their Mod 0, which is identical in dimensions to a standard A2 flash suppressor and accepts a standard blank flash suppressor and accepts a standard blank firing attachment and sound suppressors.
After a lifetime of searching I've stumbled upon a sound suppressor that's as effective as the fake ones they use in the movies.
The gun comes with three magazines and is issued with a removable sound suppressor.
For this article I mounted a SilencerCo Saker 762 sound suppressor onto the rifle.