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Synonyms for suppressor

someone who suppresses


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

an electrical device for suppressing unwanted currents

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Sound suppressors for tactical firearms will absolutely spoil you.
In addition, it also acts as a mounting adapter for LaRue Tactical's TranQuilo sound suppressor.
Due to the open-muzzle design, there is no need to remove compensators or sound suppressors either.
While the legal hurdles involved with owning a sound suppressor are initially daunting and the wait time grueling, ATF turnaround time is faster nowadays.
The sound suppressor is known as The Bulldog as a shout-out to the maker's U.
Bond uses the pistol both with and without a sound suppressor.
It can also be had with a threaded barrel for a sound suppressor.
The first time I beseeched a local Chief Law Enforcement Officer for his signature on a BATF Form 4 for a sound suppressor, he looked at me with skepticism.
For this article I mounted a SilencerCo Saker 762 sound suppressor onto the rifle.
This Mini-14's gas port has been optimized to reliably cycle with both standard-velocity supersonic ammunition and subsonic ammo when a sound suppressor is installed.
Please note in the Northboro gun range situation, that law-abiding Americans in Massachusetts cannot exercise their rights under federal law to possess a sound suppressor for their firearms.
A sound suppressor diffuses the exhaust air for optimum noise control.
Caption: Optional wet technology sound suppressor fits the threaded barrels of the MP5/10 and MP5/40.
Supersonic ammo and powerful guns can still produce dangerous levels of noise even with a quality sound suppressor in place.
A sound suppressor has to dissipate heat and slow down muzzle gases.