quench, slake, allay, assuage(verb)
"The cold water quenched his thirst"
snuff out, blow out, extinguish, quench(verb)
put out, as of fires, flames, or lights
"Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained"; "quench the flames"; "snuff out the candles"
electronics: suppress (sparking) when the current is cut off in an inductive circuit, or suppress (an oscillation or discharge) in a component or device
squelch, quell, quench(verb)
suppress or crush completely
"squelch any sign of dissent"; "quench a rebellion"
reduce the degree of (luminescence or phosphorescence) in (excited molecules or a material) by adding a suitable substance
cool (hot metal) by plunging into cold water or other liquid
The abnormal termination of operation of a superconducting magnet, occurring when part of the superconducting coil enters the normal (resistive) state.
To satisfy, especially an actual or figurative thirst.
The library quenched her thirst for knowledge.
To extinguish or put out (as a fire or light.)
Then the MacManus went down. The sudden quench of the white light was how I knew it. -- Saul Bellow
To cool rapidly by dipping into a bath of coolant, as a blacksmith quenching hot iron.
The swordsmith quenched the sword in an oil bath so that it wouldn't shatter.
to extinguish; to overwhelm; to make an end of; -- said of flame and fire, of things burning, and figuratively of sensations and emotions; as, to quench flame; to quench a candle; to quench thirst, love, hate, etc
to cool suddenly, as heated steel, in tempering
to become extinguished; to go out; to become calm or cool
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kwensh, v.t. to put out: to destroy: to check: to allay: to place in water.—v.i. to lose zeal, grow cold.—adj. Quench′able, that may be extinguished.—ns. Quench′er, one who, or that which, quenches: a draught or drink; Quench′ing, act of extinguishing: the act of cooling the surface of molten metal and forming rosettes in the crust.—adj. Quench′less, that cannot be extinguished: irrepressible.—adv. Quench′lessly.—n. Quench′lessness. [A.S. cwencan, to quench, causal of cwincan; cf. Old Fries. kwinka, to go out.]
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The numerical value of quench in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of quench in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Erase fancy; curb impulse; quench desire; let sovereign reason have the mastery.
Do not quench your inspiration and your inmagination do not become the slave of your model.
Do not quench your inspiration and your imagination; do not become the slave of your model.
A hundred long leagues is no distance for him who would quench the thirst of covetousness; but a contented mind has no solicitude for grasping wealth.
He must pull out his own eyes, and see no creature, before he can say, he sees no God; He must be no man, and quench his reasonable soul, before he can say to himself, there is no God.
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- sadollarCatalan, Valencian
- stillen, abkühlen, löschenGerman
- apagar, matar la sed, templar, saciarSpanish
- karkaista, sammuttaaFinnish
- apaiser, étancher, éteindre, tremperFrench
- cosc, múch, fuaraighIrish
- caisg, bàthScottish Gaelic
- moogh, eastManx
- csillapít, elolt, lehűtHungarian
- temperare, abbeverare, estinguere, appagareItalian
- ស្កប់ស្កល់, បន្ធូរ, ឆ្អែតKhmer
- blussen, afschrikken, lessenDutch
- slukke, bråkjøleNorwegian
- [[saciar]]/[[matar]] [[a]] [[sede]], apagar, resfriar, temperarPortuguese
- тушить, потушить, утолять, утолить, ([[быстро]]) [[охлаждать]]Russian
- söndürmek, soğutmak, gidermekTurkish
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