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douse

[dau̇s]
(metallurgy)
To thrust a hot piece of metal into a liquid during the hardening process.
(mining engineering)
To locate and delineate subsurface resources such as water, oil, gas, or minerals.
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Bariya, said that the firefighters were battling to douse the fire.
The teenager refused and one of the officers fired a single shot, hitting Douse in the head through his jaw.
25 (ANI): The Palamu Tiger Reserve in Jharkhand has been ravaged by fire for several weeks now and forest officials are desperately trying to douse the fire, day and night.
The police baton charged the locals who protested against the lacklustre approach of the authorities to douse the fire.
Around six fire tenders were deployed to douse the raging fire," said Singh.
Early visuals from the spot showed thick smoke coming out of the third and fourth floors of the building even as firefighters are trying to douse it
Around 25 fire tenders rushed to the spot to douse the flames.
Fire officer Hira Singh said efforts are on to douse the fire.
Her plants are thriving and her patrons are singing her praises, even as excessively wet weather continues to douse the Southland.
The fire officials are trying to douse the fire and we still do not have full information.
There are times when we along with the defence personnel have to go as far as 10 kilometres to douse the fire," said Jamir Singh Toor, an army soldier.
While weary crews raced to douse the 13,814-acre fire before the expected return of Santa Ana winds Friday, dozens of other firefighters gathered at the Grossman Burn Center in Sherman Oaks to console the families and offer donations of blood.