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Suppress

To stop something or someone; to prevent, prohibit, or subdue.

To suppress evidence is to keep it from being admitted at trial by showing either that it was illegally obtained or that it is irrelevant.

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Smokebloc smoke suppressants and inorganic flame-retardant synergists primarily designed for PVC, but have application in other polymer areas.
The consensus among wild land fire-fighting professionals is that suppressants dropped from fixed wing aerial support aircraft need to be reliable, controllable, and repeatable.
Once the suppressant is chosen for a specific application, determination needs to be made for the amount of agent that is needed for effective suppression.
Research proposals for potential suppressants, procedures, and devices will be accepted.
The liquid suppressant aids saponification of the cooking oil, providing soapy foam to withhold oxygen from the fire, if the system works reliably.
Lichi Super Fruit Appetite Suppressant Chews combine the antioxidant lychee berry and fiber-rich African mango.
Today the DuPont FM-200 waterless fire suppressant is regarded as the world's preferred choice when protecting assets, people and the environment and is the most widely used Halon replacement and clean agent for fire suppression, it said.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers produced a new nanosensor at laboratory scale for specifying and measuring the amount of Dextromethorphan in cough suppressant drugs used during cold.
Cough suppressant brands, including Vicks, Mucinex and Triaminic, all have positive growth trends that are not being driven by distribution gains.
Huber Corporation, announced today that it has acquired the KemgardEeA flame retardant and smoke suppressant business of Sherwin-Williams.
has obtained a patent for a polyester gelcoat composition comprised of a sprayable mixture of an unsaturated polyester resin; reactive diluents the majority by weight of which contains a mixture of para-tertiary-butylstyrene and one or more additional non-hazardous air pollutant solvents; and one or more additives comprised of an inhibitor, suppressant, surface tension agent, thixotropic agent, filler, extender, promoter, copromoter, air release agent, initiator, catalyst or pigment, wherein the gelcoat composition is suitable for the spray up manufacture of gelcoat coatings and gelcoat articles, and is curable at a temperature of 0 to 30[degrees] C.
Summary: Fiorentina striker Adrian Mutu has been suspended until October for testing positive for a banned appetite suppressant.