(redirected from extinguishers)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Idioms.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for extinguisher

a manually operated device for extinguishing small fires

References in classic literature ?
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.
Weller, removing the extinguisher from Pott, set him free with a caution.
This elevating thought lifted her above her annoyance at being twitted with her ignorance of political economy, that never-explained science which was thrust as an extinguisher over all her lights.
There's one good thing springs out of all this,' said Richard Swiviller to himself when he had reached home and was hanging over the candle with the extinguisher in his hand, 'which is, that I now go heart and soul, neck and heels, with Fred in all his scheme about little Nelly, and right glad he'll be to find me so strong upon it.
On recognising him, the fang of the snake Jealousy was instantly broken; because at the same moment my love for Celine sank under an extinguisher.
I set the extinguisher on the flame, receiving as I did so a slap on my hand and a petulant 'cross thing
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.
National contract notice: Inspection and maintenance of fire extinguishers and fire extinguishers 147283/2018
Summary: Several other villas in Al Muroor Road area, including villa 57 along Al Walah Street and villa 9 near street 25 also have no fire extinguishers or fire alarms installed inside.
Fire extinguishers effectively put out 80 percent of all fires.
Fire Protection Engineering mostly deals on macro level while portable fire extinguishers deals on micro scale.
TWO drunks were caught covered in white powder when they set off fire extinguishers in one of Newcastle's main hospitals.
The numerical rating on these types of extinguishers indicates the amount of water it holds and the amount of fire it can extinguish.
On this occasion, demonstration and hands-on training session on the usage of fire extinguishers for its faculty members were conducted.