extinguisher definition

  • noun:
    • the one that extinguishes, specifically:
    • any one of various portable technical devices for spraying and extinguishing a fire with chemical substances.
    • a little metal cone or cup on a lengthy handle, utilized for snuffing out candles; a snuffer.
    • whatever extinguishes some thing; but especially a fire extinguisher
    • One who, or whatever, extinguishes; esp., a hollow cone or any other product for extinguishing a flame, at the time of a torch or candle.
    • one that or what extinguishes, or suppresses or puts out of existence.
    • A portable apparatus for extinguishing fire. See fire-extinguisher.
    • a manually managed device for extinguishing small fires
    • one which extinguishes, specifically:
    • Any of various portable technical devices for spraying and extinguishing a fire with chemicals.
    • A small metal cone or cup on a lengthy handle, useful for snuffing out candles; a snuffer.
    • whatever extinguishes some thing; but particularly a fire extinguisher
    • one that, or what, extinguishes; esp., a hollow cone or any other device for extinguishing a flame, as of a torch or candle.
    • person who or that which extinguishes, or suppresses or puts out of existence.
    • A portable apparatus for extinguishing fire. See fire-extinguisher.
    • a manually operated device for extinguishing little fires

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