carbon dioxide fire extinguisher

carbon dioxide fire extinguisher

[¦kär·bən dī′äk‚sīd ′fīr ik′stiŋ·gwish·ər]
(chemical engineering)
A type of chemical fire extinguisher in which the extinguishing agent is liquid carbon dioxide, stored under 800-900 pounds per square inch (5.5-6.2 megapascals) at normal room temperature.
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Firefighters used a carbon dioxide fire extinguisher and a hose reel jet to douse the flames before ventilating the property with a high-powered fan.
Crews from Solihull and Bickenhill were called to the station shortly after 10am and used a carbon dioxide fire extinguisher to put out the fire.
They used two water and one carbon dioxide fire extinguisher to control the fire.
Quickly, I grabbed the carbon dioxide fire extinguisher, opened the oven door and coated the stove, oven and turkey.
Security officers stand by with carbon dioxide fire extinguishers as an added precaution.
With almost a third of police shootings involving dogs, police brass want to replace bullets with frigid blasts from carbon dioxide fire extinguishers.

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