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Extinction Definition

(noun)

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complete annihilation


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they think a meteor cause the extinction of the dinosaurs

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(noun)

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the act of extinguishing; causing to stop burning


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the extinction of the lights

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(noun)

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no longer in existence


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the extinction of a species

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(noun)

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a conditioning process in which the reinforcer is removed and a conditioned response becomes independent of the conditioned stimulus

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(noun)

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no longer active; extinguished


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the extinction of the volcano

(noun)

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the reduction of the intensity of radiation as a consequence of absorption and radiation