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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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After hearing gunfire in the early hours of the morning, they rushed to the scene on Courtlandt Avenue and ordered Douse to drop his gun after he fired three shots at a man who was running away.
Police released two surveillance videos Sunday evening that show a man they've identified as Douse, wearing a white T-shirt and jeans, fire at a group of men standing outside a bodega and then chasing after one of them.
Firefighters walked inside a huge industrial oven to douse a blaze.
Despite losing an amazing game to Warkworth at the weekend, Kirkley captain Mark Douse still reckons his side will be in the championship frame come the end of the season.
Cannons Health Club manager Phil Douse presented a cheque to hospice fund-raising co-ordinator Janet Griffin.
Laura tele-talk show, said her "publicists have attempted to douse water on the flames...." Getting close counts only with horseshoes and hand grenades: One would douse the flames by dashing water on them.
As many as 18 fire tenders were pressed into service to douse the flames.
'Soon after he returned with a bottle of petrol and proceeded to douse the car, the house walls and gate before igniting it with a lighter,' he said in a statement here today.
According to fire brigade officials, three fire fighting vehicles were engaged in the operation to douse the flames.
KARACHI -- A blaze erupted at a towel factory at Shafiq Morr of the metropolis have been doused on Sunday.According to fire brigade officials, three fire fighting vehicles were engaged in the operation to douse the flames.Fire brigade officials told that his department was informed about the fire and by the time the blaze had already spread to most areas of the factory.
It took CDA a day to douse off the fire in which at least 100 firefighters and as many as 150 members of other authorities took part in the operation.
Eight fire trucks, two water browsers and 50 firefighters were used to douse the fire.The fire department started the cooling process after curbing the flame, which lasted for an hour.