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n.1.One who prohibits or forbids; a forbidder; an interdicter.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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We recently saw one cooling tower where there was a high Legionella count that came close to an outbreak, despite the fact that all the correct levels of chemicals were used (biocide, descalent, corrosion prohibiter).
at 509 ("Et semble que ceux changes de moneys en Angleterre fueront fait per le authoritie del Roy sans Parliament, coment que plusors Acts de Parliament ont estre fait pur ordering del eschange, & a prohibiter le exportation des moneys faits & ordeines per le Roy, & le importation & utterance de forreine & faux moneys, sur certeine paines & penalties, dont ascuns fueront capitall, & ascuns pecuniary").
"It looks like it's a general prohibiter of trafficking cells," says Hunt.