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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A device for putting out a fire by spraying a liquid or gas on it.

Usage examples (38)
  • They used the fire extinguisher to put out the grease fire in the kitchen.
  • If your fire extinguisher is depressurized or broken, replace it.
  • Make sure the pin is in place (it has not been damaged) and the extinguisher is at the correct pressure.
  • A red fire extinguisher was posted there on the wall. for more
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