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Silencer vs. Suppressor

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Silencernoun

Something that silences

Suppressornoun

A device which suppresses something, especially an electronic or mechanical device.

Silencernoun

An attachment to a gun or an exhaust pipe that reduces the sound it emits

Suppressornoun

Part of the barrel of a firearm which reduces the noise and flash generated by firing the weapon.

Silencernoun

The muffler of an internal combustion engine.

Suppressornoun

A person who suppresses others, a tyrant.

Silencernoun

Any of various devices to silence the humming noise of telegraph wires

Suppressornoun

(genetics) A gene that suppresses the effect of another through epistasis.

Silencernoun

(genetics) Something that prevents gene expression

Suppressornoun

One who suppresses.

Silencernoun

One that silences;

Suppressornoun

someone who suppresses;

‘dictators are suppressors of free speech’;

Silencernoun

short tube attached to the muzzle of a gun that deadens the sound of firing

Suppressornoun

a gene that suppresses the phenotypic expression of another gene (especially of a mutant gene)

Silencernoun

a tubular acoustic device inserted in the exhaust system that is designed to reduce noise

Suppressornoun

an electrical device for suppressing unwanted currents

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