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repressing

[ri ′pres·iŋ]
(biochemistry)
The termination of enzyme synthesis when the products of the reaction catalyzed by the enzyme reach a critical concentration.
(cell and molecular biology)
Inhibition of transcription or translation due to binding of a repressor to an operator on a deoxyribonucleic acid molecule or to a specific messenger ribonucleic acid site.
(metallurgy)
Applying pressure to a pressed and sintered compact to improve some physical property.
References in classic literature ?
Bududreen could scarce repress a smile--it was indeed too splendid to be true.
All people of broad, strong sense have an instinctive repugnance to the men of maxims; because such people early discern that the mysterious complexity of our life is not to be embraced by maxims, and that to lace ourselves up in formulas of that sort is to repress all the divine promptings and inspirations that spring from growing insight and sympathy.
They can attempt to repress the messenger but it will never suppress the message,' Morales said.
We can repress feelings and see them erupt in sometimes catastrophic explosions; or, we can emote voluminously, expressing rage, driving away friends and relatives, and shutting ourselves out of professional advancement opportunities.
President Barack Obama told Syria on Friday that its bloody crackdown on protesters "must come to an end now" and accused Damascus of seeking Iranian help to repress its people.
Summary: Rabat - The Moroccan NGO of Sahrawi Tribes in France deplored the "barbaric" methods used by the Algerian authorities to repress the peaceful demonstrations, staged last Tuesday by the inhabitants of the region of Kabylia (North-East of Algeria).
Perhaps Mojo would better serve its readers by not wasting its pages on fluff pieces about prison guards and their silly convention on how to further repress the most repressed Americans.
The mind does not like terrible things, so it will often repress them.
2 : to hold back : repress <The girls could hardly suppress a smile.
It could certainly stupefy a soldier, but it's very doubtful it could repress his sexual desire.
In his book, The Last Self-Help Book You'll Ever Need: Repress Your Anger, Think Negatively, Be a Good Blamer, and Throttle Your Inner Child (Basic Books; $14.
Her mother also lives with magical power, but has long since learned to repress it.