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extinguish

verb abolish, abort, annihilate, annul, assassinate, blot out, bring to an end, butcher, cancel, choke, crush, cut out, deaden, deal destruction, demolish, deracinate, devastate, dismantle, dispel, dispense with, do away with, drown out, efface, end, eradicate, erase, expunge, extinguere, extirpate, finish off, hold down, keep down, kill, kill by suffocation, lay waste to, liquidate, murder, nullify, obliterate, put an end to, put out, put to death, quash, quell, quench, raze, reduce to nothing, repress, restinguere, ruin, shatter, slaughter, slay, smother, squash, squelch, stifle, strangle, subdue, suffocate, suppress, terminate, wipe out
Associated concepts: extinguish a debt, extinguish a legacy, extinguish a right
Foreign phrases: Resoluto jure concedentis resolvitur jus concessum.When the right of the grantor is extinguished the right granted is extinguished. Extincto subjecto, tolliiur adjunctum. When the substance is extinguished, the innident ceases.
See also: abolish, annul, cancel, cease, defeat, destroy, disappear, efface, eradicate, expunge, extirpate, inhibit, kill, obliterate, quash, stifle, strangle, subvert, suppress, void
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CLEAN AGENT FIRE EXTINGUISHER: Gaseous fire suppression is a term to describe the use of inert gases and chemical agents to extinguish a fire.
He said the fire brigade in the company began cooling of the well, a prelude to extinguish and then shut down the well, indicating that conversion of about 32 oil pipelines was completed and were linked to the gathering center to be far away from the well site.
Thirty civil defense teams participated in the process to extinguish fires that erupted in an oil pipeline in the Bob el-Sham area, northern Baghdad," Gen.
Yesterday a NWFRS spokeswoman said: "We sent two fire engines from Deeside to extinguish the fire.
He said: "We have done a lot of tests on products offered by various fire protection companies, but they have only been able to suppress, rather than extinguish, fires.
FIGHTING FIRE Coal fires can be difficult to extinguish.
In comparison, it took seventy seconds, two hundred gallons of water and four gallons of AFFF foam concentrate--another commonly used (and biohazardous) fire-fighting agent--to extinguish the same fire.
76 defines when a liability is considered extinguished for accounting purposes and does not provide for extinguishment when the debt issuer has made a unilateral commitment to extinguish it in a subsequent period.
50) Such an overpayment could arise in various ways, such as (1) the carryback was sufficiently large that it not only extinguished the initial deficiency, but also created an overpayment or (2) the carryback was not large enough to extinguish the initial deficiency, but thereafter (and before 1983) tax and assessed interest was paid in an amount ultimately determined to be more than was due.
Civil Defense units intervened to extinguish the fire.
He said in a press conference today that the extinguish of the fire in Al-Mishraq sulfur plant is a great achievement, and expressed his thanks for the Civil Defense and Federal Police in extinguishing the fire of Al-Mishraq sulfur plant.
According to officials, rescue workers and fire-fighters managed to extinguish the fire and no casualties were reported in the incident.