Definition of Extinction. Meaning of Extinction. Synonyms of Extinction

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Definition of Extinction

Extinction
Extinction Ex*tinc"tion, n. [L. extinctio, exstinction: cf. F. extinction.] 1. The act of extinguishing or making extinct; a putting an end to; the act of putting out or destroying light, fire, life, activity, influence, etc. 2. State of being extinguished or of ceasing to be; destruction; suppression; as, the extinction of life, of a family, of a quarrel, of claim.

Meaning of Extinction from wikipedia

- Extinction is the termination of a kind of organism or of a group of kinds (taxon), usually a species. The moment of extinction is generally considered...
- The Holocene extinction, or Anthropocene extinction, is the ongoing extinction event during the Holocene epoch. The extinctions span numerous families...
- Marine extinction intensity during the Phanerozoic % Millions of years ago (H) K–Pg Tr–J P–Tr Cap Late D O–S An extinction event (also known as a m****...
- Marine extinction intensity during the Phanerozoic % Millions of years ago (H) K–Pg Tr–J P–Tr Cap Late D O–S The Permian–Tri****ic (P–T, P–Tr) extinction event...
- Cretaceous–Paleogene (K–Pg) extinction event (also known as the Cretaceous–Tertiary (K–T) extinction) was a sudden m**** extinction of three-quarters of the...
- Human extinction is the hypothetical end of the human species due to either natural causes such as po****tion decline from sub-replacement fertility, an...
- De-extinction (also known as resurrection biology, or species revivalism) is the process of generating an organism that either resembles or is an extinct...
- Extinction Rebellion (abbreviated as XR) is a UK-headquartered global environmental movement, with the stated aim of using nonviolent civil disobedience...
- Local extinctions are contrasted with global extinctions. Local extinctions mark a change in the ecology of an area. In recent times, local extinction has...
- Attenuation coefficient, sometimes called "extinction coefficient" in meteorology or climatology M**** extinction coefficient, how strongly a substance absorbs...