Definition of Suppresser

1. Noun. Someone who suppresses. "Dictators are suppressors of free speech"

Exact synonyms: Suppressor
Generic synonyms: Controller, Restrainer
Derivative terms: Suppress, Suppress, Suppress



2. Noun. A gene that suppresses the phenotypic expression of another gene (especially of a mutant gene).
Exact synonyms: Suppresser Gene, Suppressor, Suppressor Gene
Generic synonyms: Cistron, Factor, Gene
Specialized synonyms: Tumor Suppressor Gene

3. Noun. An electrical device for suppressing unwanted currents.
Exact synonyms: Suppressor
Generic synonyms: Electrical Device
Specialized synonyms: Lightning Arrester, Spike Arrester, Spike Suppressor, Surge Protector, Surge Suppressor
Derivative terms: Suppress

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Suppresser

suppositiousness
supposititious
suppositor
suppositories
suppositors
suppositum
supposively
supposta
supposure
supposures
suppress
suppressant
suppressants
suppressed
suppresser (current term)
suppresser gene
suppresses
suppresseth
suppressibility
suppressible
suppressing
suppressio veri
suppression
suppressions
suppressive
suppressive fire
suppressiveness
suppressor
suppressor gene

Literary usage of Suppresser

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1. Novel Systems for the Study of Human Disease: From Basic Research to by OECD Staff, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope (1998)
"() first demonstrated the utility of this approach by inactivating the p53 tumour suppresser gene in mice. Animals with no functional p53 developed normally ..."

2. A Treatise on the Criminal Law of the United States by Francis Wharton (1874)
"113. title in the plaintiff; and the jury were k On an ejectment involving large directed that the suppresser and the estates in Ireland, the question being ..."

3. Southern Writers: Biographical and Critical Studies by William Malone Baskervill (1897)
"The artist cannot be a suppresser of truth, or an ignorer of facts, and the omission of the negro, so curious and marked that it must have been of ..."

4. National Drug Control Policy: Interdiction Efforts in Florida and the edited by J. Dennis Hastert (2001)
"... of wine and a small arsenal of firearms (at least one of which had been defaced), a sound suppresser and ammunition as well as a pound of marijuana. ..."

5. The Centennial History of the Harvard Law School, 1817-1917 by Harvard Law School Association (1886- ) (1918)
"... and if by nature, as some indications suggested, subject to impulse, an habitual suppresser of impulse, always cautious, and therefore always exact. ..."

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