extrication extrication  /ˌɛk strə ˈkeɪ ʃən/


  • (n) the act of releasing from a snarled or tangled condition



  1. But even Senators like Obama and Jim Webb, who opposed the war from the start, say the extrication must be careful and must involve far better planning than the Bush-Cheney invasion.
  2. A Prince William County firefighter comforts the driver of a Ford Explorer as they wait for a rescue squad to arrive with extrication equipment.
  3. In 1967, the CIA managed the skillful extrication from Moscow of KGB Colonel Evgeny Runge, who had led a spy network in West Germany.


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