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Definition of Extinguish

Extinguish
Extinguish Ex*tin"guish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Extinguished; p pr. & vb. n. Extinguishing.] [L. extinguere, exstinguere; ex out + stinguere to quench. See Distinguish, Finish.] 1. To quench; to put out, as a light or fire; to stifle; to cause to die out; to put an end to; to destroy; as, to extinguish a flame, or life, or love, or hope, a pretense or a right. A light which the fierce winds have no power to extinguish. --Prescott. This extinguishes my right to the reversion. --Blackstone. 2. To obscure; to eclipse, as by superior splendor. Natural graces that extinguish art. --Shak .

Meaning of Extinguish from wikipedia

- fire protection device usually filled with a dry or wet chemical used to extinguish or control small fires, often in emergencies. It is not intended for use...
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- The Impulse Fire Extinguishing System (abbreviated IFEX) is a series of firefighting equipment that uses small amounts of water fired in high-velocity...
- million years. Due to thermal insulation and the avoidance of rain/snow extinguishment by the crust, underground coal-seam fires are the most persistent fires...