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According to WordNet, the noun "extinction" has 6 sense(s).

100229934 the act of extinguishing; causing to stop burning; "the extinction of the lights".

113963032 no longer in existence; "the extinction of a species".

105758692 a conditioning process in which the reinforcer is removed and a conditioned response becomes independent of the conditioned stimulus.

113478342 the reduction of the intensity of radiation as a consequence of absorption and radiation.

107332691 complete annihilation; "they think a meteor cause the extinction of the dinosaurs".

114012173 no longer active; extinguished; "the extinction of the volcano".

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