Definitions for quencher

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quenchkwɛntʃ(v.t.)

  1. to satisfy; allay (thirst, desires, passion, etc.).

  2. to put out; extinguish (fire, flames, etc.).

  3. to cool suddenly by plunging into a liquid, as in tempering steel by immersion in water.

    Category: Metallurgy

  4. to overcome; quell.

Origin of quench:

1150–1200; ME quenchen, earlier cwenken; cf. OE -cwencan in ācwencan to quench

quench′er(n.)

Wiktionary

  1. quencher(Noun)

    Something that quenches (thirst, fire, etc.)

  2. Origin: From quench + -er

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quencher(noun)

    one who, or that which, quenches

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