Definition of fire extinguisher in English:

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fire extinguisher


A portable device that discharges a jet of water, foam, gas, or other material to extinguish a fire.
Example sentences
  • I do not remember if there was a fire extinguisher near the machine controls.
  • One of the radiomen grabbed a nearby fire extinguisher, gaining control of the situation within moments.
  • Your mother quickly took the fire extinguisher and sprayed the flames until it looked like they were out.

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Line breaks: fire ex¦tin|guish¦er

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