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sup·pres·sor

 (sə-prĕs′ər)
n.
1. or sup·press·er One that suppresses: a suppressor of free speech.
2. A gene that suppresses the phenotypic expression of another gene, especially of a mutant gene.
3. A device, such as a resistor or grid, that is used in an electrical or electronic system to reduce unwanted currents.

suppressor

(səˈprɛsə)
n
1. a person or thing that suppresses
2. (Electronics) a device fitted to an electrical appliance to suppress unwanted electrical interference to audiovisual signals
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.suppressor - someone who suppresses; "dictators are suppressors of free speech"
controller, restrainer - a person who directs and restrains
2.suppressor - a gene that suppresses the phenotypic expression of another gene (especially of a mutant gene)
cistron, gene, factor - (genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity; "genes were formerly called factors"
tumor suppressor gene - a suppressor gene that blocks unscheduled cell division
3.suppressor - an electrical device for suppressing unwanted currents
electrical device - a device that produces or is powered by electricity
lightning arrester, spike arrester, spike suppressor, surge protector, surge suppressor - electrical device inserted in a power line to protect equipment from sudden fluctuations in current
Translations
écrêteursuppresseur

suppressor

[səˈpresəʳ] Nsupresor m

suppressor

[səˈprɛsər] n (ELECTRICITY, ELECTRONICS)dispositif m antiparasite

suppressor

n (Elec) → Entstörungselement nt

suppressor

[səˈprɛsəʳ] n (Elec) → soppressore m
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