Definition of Extinctive

1. [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Extinctive

extinct volcano
extinct volcanoes
extincted
extincting
extinction
extinction angle
extinction coefficient
extinction factor
extinction oblique
extinction parallel
extinction symmetrical
extinctionism
extinctionist
extinctionists
extinctions
extinctive (current term)
extincts
extine
extines
extinguish
extinguishable
extinguishant
extinguishants
extinguished
extinguisher
extinguishers
extinguishes
extinguisheth
extinguishing
extinguishment

Literary usage of Extinctive

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1. A Manual of Naval Architecture for Use of Officers of the Royal Navy by William Henry White (1900)
"Further, it was proved that the extinctive effect of the free water varied with ... In this way it was shown that water-chambers exercise a great extinctive ..."

2. Roman Law in the Modern World by Charles Phineas Sherman (1922)
"The Roman law of bankruptcy has already been considered.165 In reality bankruptcy was suspensive rather than extinctive of obligations. ..."

3. International Arbitral Law and Procedure: Being a Résumé of the Procedure by Jackson Harvey Ralston (1910)
"... CHAPTER XII PRESCRIPTION extinctive PRESCRIPTION 563. ... or extinctive, the latter has more frequently received the consideration of claims commissions ..."

4. An Introduction to the Study of Jurisprudence: Being a Translation of the by Anton Friedrich Justus Thibaut, Nathaniel Lindley Lindley (1855)
"Actions are almost without exception subject to the doctrines relating to extinctive prescription, and are governed by the following principal rules: A. In ..."

5. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1894)
"The gaseous mixture was considered to be in extinctive proportions if the flame was extinguished during its downward passage, or immediately upon attaining ..."

6. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1916)
"... 191 liters, or 6.73 cu. ft. per hour; air rendered extinctive to oil flame is 1413 liters, or 49.92 cu. ft. per hour. In addition to this, the acetylene ..."

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