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enhancer

[en-han-ser, -hahn-] /ɛnˈhæn sər, -ˈhɑn-/
noun
1.
a person or thing that enhances.
2.
Genetics. a gene or gene fragment that activates other genes.
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  • Industry claims it adds caffeine as a flavour enhancer, stating its bitter taste offsets the otherwise sweet taste.
  • Propranolol is not exactly a cutting-edge performance enhancer.
  • It's really once again demonstrated that the ultimate performance enhancer is indeed the mustache on the athletic playing field.
  • Researchers can exploit enhancers in experiments by fusing a known enhancer to a gene that they want to regulate.
  • Only eat at restaurants that have a high variety salad bar and serve sea salt as a flavor enhancer.
  • What if the enhancer is actually a long glove you wear that gives your arm strength resistance and dexterity.
  • Here are some do's and don't's for using peppermint as a health enhancer.
  • Act as a preservative in jams and jellies, and a flavor enhancer in processed meats.

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