Suppression Definition

sə-prĕshən
noun
The act of suppressing.
American Heritage Medicine
A suppressing or being suppressed.
Webster's New World
The mechanism by which unacceptable ideas, impulses, etc. are suppressed.
Webster's New World
Something suppressed in this way.
Webster's New World
The failure of an organ or part to develop.
American Heritage
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Forceful constraint, prevention, or subduing. In electronics, the elimination or intentional attenuation of an unwanted oscillation, such as a sideband, a carrier, or an echo. In some voice encoding mechanisms, silence suppression senses periods of inactivity in a voice conversation and simply ceases sending data associated with that conversation. See also attenuation, carrier, echo, encode, oscillate, sideband, and silence suppression.

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suppression
Plural:
suppressions

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