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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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Suppressors are legal in 42 states, though they are regulated under the National Firearms Act and therefore are treated like other speciality gun accessories, including requiring a background check and a $200 (Dh734) tax.
Liu says it's likely the high levels and timing that transform the role of IL-10 from suppressor of inflammation to suppressor of IRF8.
I've seen pistol-caliber and rimfire suppressors that had not been cleaned, and they were caked with powder residue and lead particles--so much so that they could no longer be disassembled (that's how you clean a rimfire suppressor) and had to be cut in two to demonstrate the buildup.
DefCan lightweight suppressors are durable, optimized for decibel reduction and have an affordable price point.
Most testing showed suppressors lower the noise to 130 to 145 dB.
The foundation for the IMS is an open four-prong flash suppressor. It is 2.9 inches long, adding 1.95 inches in total length to the rifle, and weighs 4.5 ounces.
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.
A total of 1217 known tumor suppressor genes was searched from the tumor suppressor gene database (TSGene 2.0) [8, 9].
In conjunction, the company's amplification suppressor is used in the Staph ID/R Blood Culture Panel and is being utilised in the SA Nasal Screen Test in the first half of 2017, as well as for future tests and panels.
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.
Each has an extended match barrel threaded for a suppressor, complete with a thread protector installed.