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fire extinguishernoun [C]

 /ˈfɑɪər ɪkˌstɪŋ·ɡwɪ·ʃər/
a ​containerfilled with ​water or ​specialchemicals that you ​spray on a fire to ​stop it from ​burning
(Definition of fire extinguisher from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"fire extinguisher" in Business English

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fire extinguishernoun [C]

uk   us   (also extinguisher)
WORKPLACE a ​piece of ​equipment that contains a substance that can be put onto a ​smallfire to ​stop it ​burning: Decorations must not obstruct ​fireescapesignage, ​fire extinguishers, and ​emergencylighting.
(Definition of fire extinguisher from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fire extinguisher”
in Arabic طَفّاية حَريق…
in Korean 소화기…
in Portuguese extintor de incêndios…
in Catalan extintor…
in Japanese 消火器…
in Chinese (Simplified) 灭火器…
in Turkish yangın söndürücüsü…
in Russian огнетушитель…
in Chinese (Traditional) 滅火器…
in Italian estintore…
in Polish gaśnica…
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