Definition of Suppressor

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

Exact synonyms: Suppresser
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, Suppresser Gene, Suppressor Gene
Generic synonyms: Cistron, Factor, Gene
Specialized synonyms: Tumor Suppressor Gene

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

Definition of Suppressor

1. n. One who suppresses.

Definition of Suppressor

1. Noun. A device which suppresses something, especially an electronic or mechanical device. ¹

2. Noun. A person who suppresses others, a tyrant. ¹

3. Noun. A gene that suppresses the effect of another through epistasis. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Suppressor

1. one that suppresses [n -S] - See also: suppresses

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Suppressor

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suppuration
suppurations

Literary usage of Suppressor

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1. Electric Power Transmission: Principles and Calculations, Including a by Alfred Still (1919)
"Arcing Ground suppressor.—If any one conductor of a transmission system is connected to ground through an arc such as might occur over an insulator in the ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1914)
"Anthony Comstock—an heroic suppressor or an unconscious protector of vice? por. Cur. Opinion. 56: 2S8-9. Ap. '14. Comstock, Enos B. Tracks in the snow; ..."

3. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1920)
"The operation of the flash suppressor means practically a short circuit on the ac. system through the converter transformers. The alternating current drawn ..."

4. Novel Systems for the Study of Human Disease: From Basic Research to by OECD Staff, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope (1998)
"These types of genome scans have also been applied to tumours which arise in certain transgenic models for the purpose of mapping tumour suppressor loci by ..."

5. The Medical Implications of Nuclear War by Fredric Solomon, Robert Q. Marston (1986)
"Sepsis is most likely to occur when suppressor cell populations are at a maximum, 7 to 14 days after the injury.37 A high suppressor-to-helper T lymphocyte ..."

6. Niosh Manual of Analytical Methods: Sampling and Analytical Methods for ...edited by Peter M. Eller edited by Peter M. Eller (1994)
"Diethanolamine*, high purity. separator columns, cation suppressor (fiber 5. ... Regenerant for 1C suppressor. For fiber 3509-1). suppressor use 40 mM ..."

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