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Extinguish

Retire or pay off debt.

Extinguish

To cause a security to cease to exist. This especially applies to debt securities; for example, when a bond matures, it is said to be extinguished. See also: Repay.
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The extinguisher is an innovative, throw-type apparatus developed and designed to help rescue people, especially children, the elderly and the disabled from fires.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff suffered a fractured skull in September 2009 when the fire extinguisher exploded on his touch.
The company unveiled the new extinguisher at a presentation ceremony held recently in Taichung City, central Taiwan, stressing that the product is the only small-sized spray type model sold on the island and officially certificated by Taiwan Fire Technology Foundation and Bureau of Standards, Metrology & Inspection under Ministry of Economic Affairs.
It is been noted that many schools, especially the government ones, do not even keep fire extinguishers.
The small, wall-mounted fire extinguisher is only held in place by one bracket screwed to the wall.
A fire extinguisher will be useless if the whole house is on fire.
The intended replacement for halon extinguishers also has no electrical conductivity to the operator and does not need clean-up after being used.
But he was branded stupid by Newcastle magistrates after he sprayed the extinguisher into his friend's face, sparking police to launch an appeal.