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non·sense

(non'sens),
As used in genetics, relating to a mutation that causes a sequence such that the growing peptide chain terminates, often after several incorrect amino acid residues are incorporated.

nonsense

(nŏn′sĕns′, -səns)
n.
adj.
Genetics Of or relating to a mutation in a structural gene that changes a nucleotide triplet into a stop codon, thus prematurely terminating the polypeptide chain during protein synthesis.

non·sense

(non'sens)
genetics A mutation that causes a sequence such that the growing peptide chain terminates, often after several incorrect amino acid residues are incorporated.
References in classic literature ?
Tisn't nonsense," protested Davy in an injured tone.
It is not nonsense to imagine for a little time that the ages between have rolled away and that those days are with us?
But you make allowances for women; we all talk nonsense.
Monsieur Colleville, do me the honor to believe that I am rich enough in absurdity not to steal my neighbor's nonsense.
It's just filling your heads up with nonsense and taking time that ought to be put on your lessons," she grumbled.
There's a heavy dew and it's time we stopped talking nonsense and went in," decreed Felicity.
And now I will not have you say that justice is duty or advantage or profit or gain or interest, for this sort of nonsense will not do for me; I must have clearness and accuracy.
You think that if you were to accept that trifle from me now, I should presume upon it hereafter; but you are mistaken:- if you will only oblige me by taking it, believe me, I shall build no hopes upon it, and consider this no precedent for future favours:- and it is nonsense to talk about putting yourself under obligations to me when you must know that in such a case the obligation is entirely on my side, - the favour on yours.
This sounded nonsense to Alice, so she said nothing, but set off at once towards the Red Queen.
Wilcox, or Evie, or Charles; she had liked being told that her notions of life were sheltered or academic; that Equality was nonsense, Votes for Women nonsense, Socialism nonsense, Art and Literature, except when conducive to strengthening the character, nonsense.
And verily, if life had no sense, and had I to choose nonsense, this would be the desirablest nonsense for me also.
He talked to her as people commonly do talk in society--all sorts of nonsense, but nonsense to which he could not help attaching a special meaning in her case.