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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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To disassemble the Aero, you simply hold the suppressor in one hand, the block in your other, and turn.
The ASA was able to gather 50 administrators from surrounding states' natural resource agencies and legislators at a range in nearby New Hampshire and show them what suppressors really were.
They have extensive experience with AR-15s and building custom firearms, which came in handy when they designed The Bulldog suppressor.
Frankly, if you get one of these pistols, it's not a big deal but the addition of the suppressor does require an ATF tax stamp, so if you're interested after reading this you'll need to make sure where you live allows ownership of suppressors.
Introgen is developing molecular therapeutics, immunotherapies, vaccines and nanoparticle therapies to treat a wide range of cancers using tumor suppressors and cytokines.
Actual Voltage and current values are selected in reference to where within the electrical distribution system the surge suppressor is intended for use.
UPS and surge suppressors offer safeguards against catastrophic events such as burned-out motherboards, and keep computers operating at least long enough to prevent data loss.
Christopher Hicks and Dave Betts for the design of the Cedar DNS1000 multiband digital noise suppressor.
A very highly recommended addition to dedicated firearm enthusiast's personal and professional reference collections, Firearm Suppressor Patents, Volume 1: United States Patents is the first book in more than 25 years to specifically address the subject of firearm suppressor patents and reflects some truly amazing advances in the technology, art, and science of devices that suppress the sound of gunfire.
Tumor suppressor genes, such as p53 and p21, stop cancer cells at cell cycle checkpoints and cause them to commit suicide.
Another misconception is that a surge suppressor will protect your equipment against lightning.