Definitions for "Suppression"
The act of suppressing, or the state of being suppressed; repression; as, the suppression of a riot, insurrection, or tumult; the suppression of truth, of reports, of evidence, and the like.
consciously inhibiting thoughts or impulses.
The conscious effort to control and conceal unacceptable impulses, thoughts, feelings, or acts.
an aggressive strategy which strives to keep an existing infestation in a stand from spreading. Direct control tactics are used to minimize damage to the affected stand.
Where wildland fires have been stopped by human methods, fire ecologists consider natural fires to have been suppressed in that landscape. Fire suppression can sometimes lead to an extremely hazardous situation as downed and dead wood accumulate and increase the possibility of a disastrous, unnaturally hot fire.
All the work of extinguishing or containing a fire, beginning with its discovery.
Reduction, but not elimination, of weed population.
Used to ignore categories that fall into a low range. Zero Suppression removes rows or columns containing all zeros that can occur when drilling down from governmentwide data to very detailed data. 80/20 Suppression removes rows or columns whose absolute values do not contribute to the top 80% of results. It then summarizes the removed rows or columns into a single row or column called "Other". Note: The Zero and 80/20 suppression button icons remain enabled until you click them again to disable them.
The process of reducing or eliminating RF energy that exists without relying on a secondary method, such as a metal housing or chassis. Suppression may include shielding and filtering as well.
Complete stoppage of a natural secretion or excretion; as, suppression of urine; -- used in contradiction to retention, which signifies that the secretion or excretion is retained without expulsion.
Sudden stoppage of secretion, excretion or normal discharges from the body; to put an end forcibly; restricting drastically in effectiveness.
This term is used when a mailer wants to suppress or omit a prior order. This insures that the mailer doesn't receive duplicate names.
Intentionally avoiding thinking about disturbing problems, wishes, feelings or experiences.
Utilization of data on one or more files to remove any duplication of specific names that the mailer wishes to be removed before mailing.
The restoration (or partial restoration) of a wild-type phenotype by a second mutation. There are many different mechanisms of suppression (see the supplemental resources
a mutation that restores the wild-type phenotype, but it occurs at a second site on the DNA that is outside of the gene containing the original mutation
The prevention of HIV's ability to reproduce itself.
forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority; "the suppression of heresy"; "the quelling of the rebellion"; "the stifling of all dissent"
A mechanism for producing a specific state of immunologic unresponsiveness by the induction of suppressor T cells. This type of unresponsiveness is passively transferable by suppressor T cells or their soluble products.
(botany) the failure to develop of some part or organ of a plant
A hypoplastic symptom characterized by the failure of plant organs or substances to develop. ( 20)
an unconscious prohibiting, holding back or restraining of ideas, memories or desires sometimes as a result of unresolved emotional issues.
putting an end to the activity or existence of
deliberately putting something unpleasant out of one's mind.
Omission; as, the suppression of a word.
Another meaning of the word control; however, suppression also implies the added meaning of overcoming.
The process by which a tree loses its vigor due to inadequate light, water and nutrients.
the cessation of detectable viral replication in a person's blood.
the act of withholding or withdrawing some book or writing from publication or circulation; "a suppression of the newspaper"
Act of holding back.
Replacing a value with a symbol or blank in order to prevent disclosure - ie the release of information which may be linked to an individual.
A weed-management technique that provides partial control and reduces competition.