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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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Regarding minimum barrel length, you can't find a pistol barrel too short, if it has threads for a suppressor.
The foundation for the IMS is an open four-prong flash suppressor.
BY NOW YOU UNDERSTAND suppressors do not make the host firearms silent, but they do reduce noise levels significantly.
To gauge noise reduction in the Micro Suppressor versus its predecessor, the Micro 335, I recorded shot sounds from both models using a shotgun mic connected to the audio mixer in my video-editing software.
Gemini Technologies is a provider of suppressors and accessories for the consumer, law enforcement, and military markets.
Size and effectiveness in a sound suppressor are conflicting characteristics and the GM9 and GM45 are designed to cut the racket markedly while still remaining small enough for tight spaces.
To allow you to properly aim over the suppressor tube, CZ installs taller sights, front and rear, on each pistol of the Urban Grey line, and they have tritium inserts for low-light use.
Credit must be given to the role the American Suppressor Association (ASA) has played in educating everyone--in and out of the industry--about suppressors, and lobbying, along with other organizations, legislators throughout the country to relax restrictions on suppressor ownership.
Finally, while suppressor use during some types of hunting is practical, such as while riding the high rack of a pickup in Texas or Africa or while on stand over a whitetail food plot or during a driven hunt in Europe, adding one to the end of a mountain rifle is almost a travesty.
Though this was a nonissue given the combined recoil-countering effects of the P226's metal frame, and the muzzle blast reduction of the suppressor.
The second group of mice had tumors and were injected with myeloid derived suppressor cells and treated with the antihistamine, cimetidine.
Sound suppressors can be manufactured in Massachusetts, and public servants can use them under color of their office, but law-abiding Americans cannot possess the same under their constitutional rights.