fire extinguisher

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fire extinguisher

n.
A portable apparatus containing chemicals that can be discharged in a rapid stream to extinguish a small fire.
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fire′ extin`guisher


n.
a portable container, usu. filled with special chemicals for putting out a fire.
[1830–40]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fire extinguisher - a manually operated device for extinguishing small firesfire extinguisher - a manually operated device for extinguishing small fires
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
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Translations
hasicí přístroj
ildslukker
sammutinvaahtosammutin
aparat za gašenje požara
消火器
소화기
gasilni aparat
brandsläckare
ถังดับเพลิง
bình cứu hỏa

fire extinguisher

nestintore m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

fire extinguisher

مِطْفَأَةُ الـحَرِيق hasicí přístroj ildslukker Feuerlöscher πυροσβεστήρας extinguidor, extintor vaahtosammutin extincteur aparat za gašenje požara estintore 消火器 소화기 brandblusser brannslukkingsapparat gaśnica pożarowa extintor de incêndio огнетушитель brandsläckare ถังดับเพลิง yangın söndürücü bình cứu hỏa 灭火器
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