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extinguishant

[ik-sting-gwi-shuh nt] /ɪkˈstɪŋ gwɪ ʃənt/
noun
1.
a substance used in extinguishing fires.
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  • Electrically nonconducting, volatile, or gaseous fire extinguishant that does not leave a residue upon evaporation.
  • Electrically nonconducting, volatile or gaseous fire extinguishant that does not leave a residue upon evaporation.
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extinguishant

/ɪkˈstɪŋɡwɪʃənt/
noun
1.
a substance, such as a liquid, foam, powder, etc, used in extinguishing fires
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