ex·tinct /ɪkˈstɪŋ(k)t, ˈɛkˌ/
ex·tinct /ɪkˈstɪŋ(k)t, ˈɛkˌ/ 形容詞
1. Extinguished; put out; quenched; as, a fire, a light, or a lamp, is extinct; an extinct volcano.
Light, the prime work of God, to me is extinct. --Milton.
2. Without a survivor; without force; dead; as, a family becomes extinct; an extinct feud or law.
Ex·tinct, v. t. To cause to be extinct. [Obs.]
adj 1: 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" [syn: nonextant] [ant: extant]
2: of e.g. volcanos; permanently inactive; "an extinct volcano"
[syn: inactive] [ant: active, dormant]
3: of a fire; being out or having grown cold; "threw his
extinct cigarette into the stream"; "the fire is out"