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Definition 1: an electrical device for suppressing unwanted currents - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for suppressor in the sense of this definition

(suppressor is a kind of ...) a device that produces or is powered by electricity

(... is a kind of suppressor ) electrical device inserted in a power line to protect equipment from sudden fluctuations in current

Definition 2: a gene that suppresses the phenotypic expression of another gene (especially of a mutant gene) - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for suppressor in the sense of this definition

(suppressor is a kind of ...) (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"

(... is a kind of suppressor ) a suppressor gene that blocks unscheduled cell division

Definition 3: someone who suppresses - [noun denoting person]

Samples where suppressor or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • dictators are suppressors of free speech

Synonyms for suppressor in the sense of this definition

(suppressor is a kind of ...) a person who directs and restrains

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