fire extinguisher

  • 1 Fire extinguisher — Extinguisher redirects here. Extinguisher may also refer to a candle snuffer. A stored pressure fire extinguisher …

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  • 2 fire extinguisher — Extinguisher Ex*tin guish*er, n. One who, or that which, extinguishes; esp., a hollow cone or other device for extinguishing a flame, as of a torch or candle. [1913 Webster] {fire extinguisher} a portable device designed to deliver chemicals,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 fire extinguisher — UK US noun [C] (also extinguisher) ► WORKPLACE a piece of equipment that contains a substance that can be put onto a small fire to stop it burning: »Decorations must not obstruct fire escape signage, fire extinguishers, and emergency lighting …

    Financial and business terms

  • 4 fire extinguisher — fire extinguishers also fire extinguisher N COUNT A fire extinguisher is a metal cylinder which contains water or chemicals at high pressure which can put out fires …

    English dictionary

  • 5 fire extinguisher — ► NOUN ▪ a portable device that discharges a jet of liquid, foam, or gas to extinguish a fire …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 fire extinguisher — n. a portable device containing chemicals that can be sprayed on a fire to put it out …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 fire extinguisher — n. 1) to train a fire extinguisher (on a fire) 2) to operate a fire extinguisher 3) to recharge a fire extinguisher * * * to operate a fire extinguisher to recharge a fire extinguisher to train a fire extinguisher (on a fire) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 8 fire extinguisher — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms fire extinguisher : singular fire extinguisher plural fire extinguishers a metal container filled with water or a chemical that you pour onto a fire to stop it burning …

    English dictionary

  • 9 fire extinguisher — a portable container, usually filled with special chemicals for putting out a fire. [1830 40] * * *       portable or movable apparatus used to put out a small fire by directing onto it a substance that cools the burning material, deprives the… …

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  • 10 fire-extinguisher — gesintuvas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Įtaisas gaisrui gesinti. atitikmenys: angl. extinguisher; fire extinguisher; fireextinguisher rus. гаситель; огнетушитель …

    Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 11 fire extinguisher — np A chaperone. Priscilla was so hot, she could never go out without a fire extinguisher. 1920s …

    Historical dictionary of American slang

  • 12 fire-extinguisher — see fire extinguisher …

    English dictionary

  • 13 fire-extinguisher — gesintuvas statusas T sritis apsauga nuo naikinimo priemonių apibrėžtis Techninis įrenginys gaisrui pirminėje jo pakopoje gesinti. Pagal gesinimo medžiagos rūšį skiriami skysčio, putų, anglies dioksido (angliarūgštės), aerozolio, miltelių ir… …

    Apsaugos nuo naikinimo priemonių enciklopedinis žodynas

  • 14 fire extinguisher — fire ex,tinguisher noun count a metal container filled with water or a chemical that you pour onto a fire to stop it burning …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 fire extinguisher — fire′ extin guisher n. a portable container, usu. filled with special chemicals for putting out a fire • Etymology: 1830–40 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 fire extinguisher — fire ex.tinguisher n a metal container with water or chemicals in it, used for stopping small fires …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 fire extinguisher — Synonyms and related words: Foamite, acid, automatic sprinkler, carbon tet, carbon tetrachloride, carbon dioxide foam, deck gun, deluge set, extinguisher, fire apparatus, fire engine, fire hose, fire hydrant, fireplug, foam, foam extinguisher,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 fire extinguisher — noun a manually operated device for extinguishing small fires • Syn: ↑extinguisher, ↑asphyxiator • Derivationally related forms: ↑extinguish (for: ↑extinguisher) • Hypernyms: ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 19 fire extinguisher — noun /ˈfaɪər ɪkˌstɪŋ.ɡwɪʃ.ə(r)/ A device that can be used to put out a fire. Usually a cylinder filled with carbon dioxide, dry powder or water, in the latter two cases with some means of pressurising the cylinder to expel the contents …

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  • 20 fire extinguisher — noun a portable device that discharges a jet of liquid, foam, or gas to extinguish a fire …

    English new terms dictionary

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