Meaning of SUPPRESSOR in English

SUPPRESSOR

[noun] [C]The brakes on the truck have been fitted with a noise suppressor (= a device which stops noise being heard).Plastic is a good weed suppressor (= a substance which stops them from growing).A suppressor is also a device which prevents an electrical machine from having a bad effect on the picture or sound of a television or radio which is near to the machine.

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