extinguisher extinguisher  /ɪk ˈstɪŋɡwɪ ʃər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a manually operated device for extinguishing small fires

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. At least five black men pulled Denny from his sand truck, bashed him with the vehicle's fire extinguisher, punched him and stole his wallet.
  2. Then she ran for the fire extinguisher.
  3. According to legend, Byrd had to hit him over the head with a fire extinguisher when he got out of hand during the flight.

News

  1. Monroe Extinguisher Hosts Fire Technology Demonstration

    Monroe Extinguisher is hosting a Fire Technology Demonstration on Thursday, July 18 to help educate customers about the latest products available for fire safety. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10824098.htm
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Health Tip: Keep Fire Extinguisher Ready

    Title: Health Tip: Keep Fire Extinguisher Ready Category: Health News Created: 6/10/2013 8:35:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 6/10/2013 12:00:00 AM
    on June 11, 2013     Source: MedicineNet.com

  3. Extinguisher used to put out kitchen fire in house near Oakland

    OAKLAND (JG-TC) — A extinguisher was used to contain and put out a kitchen fire late Sunday afternoon in a house along Illinois Route 133 about a mile west of Oakland.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Journal Gazette & Times-Courier

Quotes

  1. Boaden said police "wrestled him to the ground - the fire was burning through his clothes - and finally put him out with a fire extinguisher."
    on Jun 30, 2006 By: Helen Boaden Source: 940 News

  2. The loans "are not risk-free. But if there is a fire you have to grab hold of the nearest fire extinguisher," Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle told Bild in comments published on Friday.
    on May 7, 2010 By: Guido Westerwelle Source: AsiaOne

  3. Kids are working a "second shift" that oppresses families, overburdens kids and "is the single greatest extinguisher of children's curiosity and their interest in learning," says Kohn, educator and author of The Homework Myth (Da Capo Press).
    on May 31, 2010 By: Alfie Kohn Source: Toronto Sun

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