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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.