a fire extinguisher

a fire extinguisher

One who attends something, such as a date, in order to keep romantic feelings between two people from intensifying. A: "Ugh, I can't believe you're making me bring a fire extinguisher on my date." B: "Your sister will just be there to make sure you don't do anything unsafe with this boy."
See also: extinguisher, fire

fire extinguisher

A chaperone. This 1920s phrase referred to a chaperone, whose presence and vigilance prevented romantic sparks from bursting into flames of passion.
See also: extinguisher, fire
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Preventive and corrective maintenance of fire extinguishers: - the preventive maintenance of fire extinguishers (constituting the global part, fixed and annual): control, verification, reloading fire extinguishers, - the corrective maintenance of fire extinguishers (constituting the part with purchase orders): supply and installation of new fire extinguishers, security plans, signage, sandboxes, sandbox refilling, and on-site demonstration handling a fire extinguisher.
Summary: The aim of the campaign is to teach worshippers about the right way to use a fire extinguisher.
Do you have a fire extinguisher and a blanket fitted at home?
* Apply the recommended procedures for using a fire extinguisher.
When using a fire extinguisher, remember the P-A-S-S rule.
Every house must have a fire extinguisher or a fire blanket and every member must know how to use them.
Manual control includes the use of a fire extinguisher or a standpipe system.
JECT MANAGER.: It wouldn't do any harm to ensure each car is fitted with a fire extinguisher. It's a useful fire safety device that could potentially save your vehicle from further damage.
With strict regulations around the world mandating passenger and commercial vehicles to maintain a fire extinguisher inside the vehicle, the demand for ultra-light weight fire extinguisher is expected to rise rapidly during by the end of 2019.
I assume that a fire extinguisher with a "2BC" nomenclature in its model identification is two pounds of fire suppressant, and the "5" prefix indicates five pounds.
Not only is this helpful when a fire extinguisher's pressure drops to unsafe levels, but remote monitoring is ideal for facilities that have a high occurrence of vandalism, such as schools and universities.
Of course, if your vehicle's main job is to haul passengers or flammable materials, you should always carry a fire extinguisher. Get a class B and C multi-purpose extinguisher.
Install a fire extinguisher and fire blanket MANY house fires could have been avoided and countless lives saved if all kitchens were fitted with standard fire extinguishers and fire blankets.
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No way, no how are we going aloft without a fire extinguisher (our airplane has a small, rechargeable Halon unit mounted on the floor behind and easily accessed from the pilot's seat).