extinguisher


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Synonyms for extinguisher

a manually operated device for extinguishing small fires

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but whether he received the threatened kiss or not I was unable to see, as Bruno, who had by this time released himself from his extinguisher, rushed headlong out of the room, followed by Sylvie; and I was so fearful of being left alone among all these crazy creatures that I hurried after them.
The Spirit dropped beneath it, so that the extinguisher covered its whole form; but though Scrooge pressed it down with all his force, he could not hide the light, which streamed from under it, in an unbroken flood upon the ground.
The gentle Judy, having backed her grandfather a little way from the fire, and having shaken him up as usual, and having released his overshadowed eye from its black-velvet extinguisher, Mr.
Many a private chair, too, inclosing some fine lady, monstrously hooped and furbelowed, and preceded by running-footmen bearing flambeaux--for which extinguishers are yet suspended before the doors of a few houses of the better sort--made the way gay and light as it danced along, and darker and more dismal when it had passed.
Little light seems to be behind those lean, comfortless casements now, and hospitality to have passed away from those doors as much as the laced lacqueys and link-boys of old times, who used to put out their torches in the blank iron extinguishers that still flank the lamps over the steps.
she screamed at the top of her voice, and all the guests began drinking it directly, and very queerly they managed it: some of them put their glasses upon their heads like extinguishers, and drank all that trickled down their faces--others upset the decanters, and drank the wine as it ran off the edges of the table--and three of them
the gigantic bellows, the monstrous extinguishers, the superhuman fans.
The Asiatics swept by them and above them, ripped their bladders, set them alight, picked off their dimly seen men in diving clothes, who struggled against fire and tear with fire extinguishers and silk ribbons in the inner netting.
When using a fire extinguisher, remember the P-A-S-S rule.
Fire extinguishers effectively put out 80 percent of all fires.
FIRE EXTINGUISHER is an active fire protection device used to extinguish or control small fires often in emergency situations.
Using a sweeping motion, move the fire extinguisher back and forth until the fire is completely out.
Covering: This market research report includes a detailed segmentation of the fire extinguisher market by product type (dry chemical, foam, and carbon dioxide) and by end users (industrial, commercial, and residential buildings).
I have witnessed the aftermath of one crash--which was survived--and the fire extinguisher tore loose from its bracket and went through the windshield.
Summary: The Economy and Trade Ministry is cracking down on skyrocketing prices of fire extinguishers after the introduction of a new traffic law which went into effect this week, Economy Minister Alain Hakim said Friday.