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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ex·tinct /ɪkˈstɪŋ(k)t, ˈɛkˌ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ex·tinct /ɪkˈstɪŋ(k)t, ˈɛkˌ/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·tinct a.
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·tinct, v. t. To cause to be extinct. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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"
         [syn: out(p)]