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Definitions of extinguisher

  1. a manually operated device for extinguishing small fires Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. One who, or that which, extinguishes; esp., a hollow cone or other device for extinguishing a flame, as of a torch or candle. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. One who, or that which, puts out; a hollow cone for putting out a light. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. A small hollow conical instrument for putting out a candle. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. Hollow conical instrument for putting out candles. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. He who or that which extinguishes; a hollow conical utensil to be put on a candle or lamp to extinguish it. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. He or that which extinguishes; that which puts out a candle. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  8. In vbl senses, esp. hollow conical cap for putting out candle. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  9. n. One who, or that which, extinguishes; especially, a hollow, conical utensil to be put on a candle or lamp to extinguish it. Cabinet Dictionary
  10. A hollow cone put upon a candle to quench it. Complete Dictionary
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