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fire extinguisher

noun [C] uk   us  
a device that contains water or a special gas, powder, or foam (= a mass of small bubbles) that is put onto a fire to stop it from burning
Translations of “fire extinguisher”
in Korean 소화기…
in Arabic طَفّاية حَريق…
in Portuguese extintor de incêndios…
in Catalan extintor…
in Japanese 消火器…
in Italian estintore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 滅火器…
in Russian огнетушитель…
in Turkish yangın söndürücüsü…
in Chinese (Simplified) 灭火器…
in Polish gaśnica…
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