|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
|1.||the act or process of suppressing or the condition of being suppressed|
|2.||psychoanal Compare repression the conscious avoidance of unpleasant thoughts|
|3.||electronics the act or process of suppressing a frequency, oscillation, etc|
|4.||biology the failure of an organ or part to develop|
|5.||med the cessation of any physiological process|
suppression sup·pres·sion (sə-prěsh'ən)
The act of suppressing or the state of being suppressed.
Conscious exclusion of unacceptable desires, thoughts, or memories from the mind.
The sudden arrest of the secretion of a fluid, such as urine or bile.
The checking or curtailing of an abnormal flow or discharge.
The effect of a second genetic mutation that reverses a phenotypic change that had been caused by a previous mutation at a different location on the chromosome.