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Meaning of SUPPRESSOR

Pronunciation:  supr'esur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an electrical device for suppressing unwanted currents
  2. [n]  a gene that suppresses the phenotypic expression of another gene (especially of a mutant gene)
  3. [n]  someone who suppresses; "dictators are suppressors of free speech"
 

SUPPRESSOR is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: suppresser, suppresser, suppresser, suppresser gene, suppressor gene
 
 See Also: controller, electrical device, factor, gene, lightning arrester, restrainer, spike arrester, spike suppressor, surge protector, surge suppressor

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sup*press"or\, n. [L., hider.]
One who suppresses.

 

 

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