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suppressor

[sə′pres·ər]
(electricity)
In general, a device used to reduce or eliminate noise or other signals that interfere with the operation of a communication system, usually at the noise source.
Specifically, a resistor used in series with a spark plug or distributor of an automobile engine or other internal combustion engine to suppress spark noise that might otherwise interfere with radio reception.
(electronics)
(spectroscopy)
In an analytical procedure, a substance added to the analyte to reduce the extraneous emission, absorption, or light scattering caused by the presence of an impurity.
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A rimfire-rated can is the suppressor most shooters will have.
Called the Interchangeable Muzzle System or IMS, it consists of an effective flash suppressor that acts as a base unit for an entire system of muzzle devices.
It's rust-inhibiting formula also lubricates and protects the suppressor when placed in storage.
The Micro Suppressor didn't disappoint at 40 or 50 yards either, further confirming its consistent accuracy.
has completed the purchase of substantially all of the assets of US-based suppressors and accessories provider Gemini Technologies, Inc for USD 10m, the company said.
In conjunction, the company's amplification suppressor is used in the Staph ID/R Blood Culture Panel and is being utilised in the SA Nasal Screen Test in the first half of 2017, as well as for future tests and panels.
A modest piston resides in the near end of a sound suppressor so equipped and captures escaping muzzle gases to give the pistol a little tap with each round fired.
Each has an extended match barrel threaded for a suppressor, complete with a thread protector installed.
Also new for 2016, Browning is offering two pistols that are factory ready to accept suppressors: The Black Label 1911-22 Full Size Suppressor Ready with Rail and the Black Label 1911-22 Compact Suppressor Ready with Rail.
Sticker shock alone turns most hunters away from owning a suppressor.
22 suppressor as their first, which is a fine idea if you only intend to shoot recreationally.
Conrad and his colleagues examined two groups of mice that involve myeloid derived suppressor cells, where the first group was infected with a rodent intestinal helminth to simulate a strong allergic response.