extinction
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ɪkˈstɪŋkʃ(ə)n/
Noun

extinction

  1. The action of making or becoming extinct; annihilation.
  2. (astronomy) The absorption or scattering of electromagnetic radiation emitted by astronomical objects by intervening dust and gas before it reaches the observer.
  3. (pathology) The inability to perceive multiple stimuli simultaneously
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