from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of suppressor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who suppresses; a suppressor.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a gene that suppresses the phenotypic expression of another gene (especially of a mutant gene)
  • n. an electrical device for suppressing unwanted currents
  • n. someone who suppresses


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