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ex·tin·guish·er

 (ĭk-stĭng′gwĭ-shər)
n.
One that extinguishes, especially:
a. Any of various portable mechanical devices for spraying and extinguishing a fire with chemicals.
b. A small metal cone or cup on a long handle, used for snuffing out candles; a snuffer.

ex•tin•guish•er

(ɪkˈstɪŋ gwɪ ʃər)

n.
1. a person or thing that extinguishes.
3. a conical cup with a handle used for snuffing out a flame.
[1550–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.extinguisher - a manually operated device for extinguishing small firesextinguisher - 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"
Translations
hasicí přístroj
brandslukkerildslukkerpulverslukker
sammutin
aparat za gašenje požara
tûzoltó készülék
handslökkvitæki
消火器
소화기
gasilni aparat
brandsläckare
เครื่องดับเพลิง
bình chữa cháy

extinguisher

[ɪksˈtɪŋgwɪʃəʳ] N
1. (for fire) → extintor m, extinguidor m (LAm)
2. (for candle) → apagador m, apagavelas m inv

extinguisher

[ɪkˈstɪŋgwɪʃər] nextincteur m

extinguisher

nFeuerlöscher m, → Löschgerät nt

extinguisher

[ɪksˈtɪŋgwɪʃəʳ] nestintore m

extinguish

(ikˈstiŋgwiʃ) verb
to put out (a fire etc). Please extinguish your cigarettes.
exˈtinguisher noun
a spraying apparatus containing chemicals for putting out fire.

extinguisher

مِطْفَأَةُ الـحَرِيق hasicí přístroj ildslukker Löschgerät πυροσβεστήρας extinguidor, extintor sammutin extincteur aparat za gašenje požara estintore 消火器 소화기 brandblusapparaat brannslukkingsapparat gaśnica extintor огнетушитель brandsläckare เครื่องดับเพลิง söndürücü bình chữa cháy 灭火器
References in classic literature ?
Many a private chair, too, inclosing some fine lady, monstrously hooped and furbelowed, and preceded by running-footmen bearing flambeaux--for which extinguishers are yet suspended before the doors of a few houses of the better sort--made the way gay and light as it danced along, and darker and more dismal when it had passed.
Little light seems to be behind those lean, comfortless casements now, and hospitality to have passed away from those doors as much as the laced lacqueys and link-boys of old times, who used to put out their torches in the blank iron extinguishers that still flank the lamps over the steps.
she screamed at the top of her voice, and all the guests began drinking it directly, and very queerly they managed it: some of them put their glasses upon their heads like extinguishers, and drank all that trickled down their faces--others upset the decanters, and drank the wine as it ran off the edges of the table--and three of them
the gigantic bellows, the monstrous extinguishers, the superhuman fans.
The Asiatics swept by them and above them, ripped their bladders, set them alight, picked off their dimly seen men in diving clothes, who struggled against fire and tear with fire extinguishers and silk ribbons in the inner netting.
He could not put out a fire with a spear, therefore he invented the extinguisher.
And he hung his hat up on Bruno, who was standing in the middle of the room, too much astonished by the sudden change of scene to make any attempt at removing it, though it came down to his shoulders, making him look something like a small candle with a large extinguisher over it.
Under present circumstances, the one thing to be done was to clap the extinguisher upon Penelope's curiosity on the spot.
But the strangest thing about it was, that from the crown of its head there sprung a bright clear jet of light, by which all this was visible; and which was doubtless the occasion of its using, in its duller moments, a great extinguisher for a cap, which it now held under its arm.
Candles and lamps were being put out everywhere: she could inwardly behold the extinguisher and the extended hand.
As she took up the extinguisher, the bedroom door was suddenly opened from the outer side.
On the very threshold she stopped short, wheeled about, came back and sat down by the table, light and glow as effectually blotted out as if some one had clapped an extinguisher on her.