Definition of Extinctions

1. Noun. (plural of extinction) ¹



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Definition of Extinctions

1. extinction [n] - See also: extinction

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Extinctions

extinct languages
extinct volcano
extinct volcanoes
extincted
extincting
extinction
extinction angle
extinction coefficient
extinction factor
extinction oblique
extinction parallel
extinction symmetrical
extinctionism
extinctionist
extinctionists
extinctions (current term)
extinctive
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extinguishing

Literary usage of Extinctions

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1. Organic Evolution: A Text Book by Richard Swann Lull (1917)
"... RACIAL OLD AGE, extinctions RECAPITULATION The celebrated German savant, Ernst Haeckel, conceived and set forth in the form of a law the wonderful ..."

2. Inquiry Into the Law and Practice in Scottish Peerages, Before, and After by John Riddell (1842)
"... including extinctions; and it is remarkable that, in this instance,—so different from in that of Rutherford,—as has been shewn,1 general services, ..."

3. Harmful Non-Indigenous Species in the United States (1994)
"The worst NIS have caused species extinctions and wholesale transformations of ... Species extinctions do not have to occur for biological communities to be ..."

4. A History of the Intellectual Development of Europe by John William Draper (1863)
"Proofs of the same from organic Facts.—Successive Creations and extinctions of living Forms, and their contemporaneous ..."

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