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Noun
/ikˈstiNG(k)SHən/,
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extinctions, plural;
  1. The state or process of a species, family, or larger group being or becoming extinct
    • - the extinction of the great auk
    • - mass extinctions
  2. The state or process of ceasing or causing something to cease to exist
    • - the extinction of liberalism
  3. The wiping out of a debt

  4. Reduction in the intensity of light or other radiation as it passes through a medium or object, due to absorption, reflection, and scattering
    • - ultraviolet extinction

  1. no longer active; extinguished; "the extinction of the volcano"
  2. no longer in existence; "the extinction of a species"
  3. the reduction of the intensity of radiation as a consequence of absorption and radiation
  4. complete annihilation; "they think a meteor cause the extinction of the dinosaurs"
  5. a conditioning process in which the reinforcer is removed and a conditioned response becomes independent of the conditioned stimulus
  6. (extinct) no longer in existence; lost or especially having died out leaving no living representatives; "an extinct species of fish"; "an extinct royal family"; "extinct laws and customs"
  7. In biology and ecology, extinction is the end of an organism or group of taxa. The moment of extinction is generally considered to be the death of the last individual of that species (although the capacity to breed and recover may have been lost before this point). ...
  8. Extinction is the last of Thomas Bernhard’s novels. It was originally published in German in 1986.
  9. Extinction is a term used in astronomy to describe the absorption and scattering of electromagnetic radiation emitted by astronomical objects by matter (dust and gas) between the emitting object and the observer. ...
  10. Extinction is a Big Finish Productions audio drama based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who.
  11. Sonic Syndicate is a melodic death metal/metalcore band from Falkenberg, Sweden. They are influenced by Swedish melodic death metal bands such as In Flames and Soilwork, and metalcore bands like Killswitch Engage.
  12. Extinction is a neurological disorder characterized by inability to recognize two simultaneous stimuli on opposite sides of the body, though either one can be sensed alone. ...
  13. (extinct) refers to a species that no longer exists. Local extinction occurs when every member of a particular population has died. Global extinction occurs when every member of a species has died. The passenger pigeon and the dodo are examples of globally extinct birds.
  14. (Extinct) A species that no longer exists.
  15. (EXTINCT (EX)) A taxon is Extinct when there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died. ...
  16. (extinct) Said of an organism no longer alive on Earth.
  17. (EXTINCT) A living organism that no longer exists anywhere. Three well-known examples in the Norther Hemisphere are the Carolina Paroquet, the Passenger Pigeon, and the Cuban Macaw. Of course the most famous extinct bird is the Dodo. ...
  18. (Extinct) A species that has ceased to exist on the face of the earth.
  19. (Extinct) A type or species of living thing that has completely died out either from natural causes or because of human action
  20. (Extinct) A volcano that is not expected to erupt again.
  21. (Extinct) All gone; dead; finished; perished.
  22. (Extinct) Archaeamphora • Droserapollis • Droserapites • Droseridites • Fischeripollis • Palaeoaldrovanda • Saxonipollis
  23. (Extinct) Died-out, leaving no more of that species alive on Earth.
  24. (Extinct) Gem which does not throw back light and thus seems dark. Also called "Black-out".
  25. (Extinct) Korana · Xiri · ǀXam · ǁXegwi · Seroa · Nǀu