Definition of extinguisher in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪkˈstɪŋɡwɪʃə/
Pronunciation: /ɛkˈstɪŋɡwɪʃə/


Short for fire extinguisher.
Example sentences
  • With an outward wrench of his elbows he simultaneously squeezes and warps the handle on the extinguisher, locking the valve open, and throws the canister at me.
  • Mr. Carney explained that on most ships equipment such as fire hoses and extinguishers, fuel oil pump stop buttons, intake fan shut-downs, fire dampers etc are all accessible.
  • The laboratory staff should understand the hazards of using liquid extinguishers on instruments or when live electrical connections are exposed.

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