What does quench mean?

Definitions for quench
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quench, slake, allay, assuageverb

    satisfy (thirst)

    "The cold water quenched his thirst"

  2. snuff out, blow out, extinguish, quenchverb

    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"

  3. quenchverb

    electronics: suppress (sparking) when the current is cut off in an inductive circuit, or suppress (an oscillation or discharge) in a component or device

  4. squelch, quell, quenchverb

    suppress or crush completely

    "squelch any sign of dissent"; "quench a rebellion"

  5. quenchverb

    reduce the degree of (luminescence or phosphorescence) in (excited molecules or a material) by adding a suitable substance

  6. quenchverb

    cool (hot metal) by plunging into cold water or other liquid

    "quench steel"

Wiktionary

  1. quenchnoun

    The abnormal termination of operation of a superconducting magnet, occurring when part of the superconducting coil enters the normal (resistive) state.

  2. quenchverb

    To satisfy, especially an actual or figurative thirst.

    The library quenched her thirst for knowledge.

  3. quenchverb

    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

  4. quenchverb

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quenchverb

    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

  2. Quenchverb

    to cool suddenly, as heated steel, in tempering

  3. Quenchverb

    to become extinguished; to go out; to become calm or cool

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Quench

    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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quench in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quench in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of quench in a Sentence

  1. Bud Light:

    We created a cocktail-inspired beverage to quench consumers' demand for more variety, mixology and easy, convenient cocktail solutions. MIXXTAIL'S bold cocktail taste makes it the perfect pregame in a bottle.

  2. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    trench town is my waterhole from which I shall drink of africa to quench my thirst. many good things and people came out of trench town and I am here to tell the world that truth.

  3. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    I was the first to create a youth group and club to focus on the education of youths in trench town and surrounding areas. this was in 1963 while I was still a student at-st. georges college- high school. trench town will always be my water hole from which I shall drink of africa to quench my thirstthis is also one of my many original quotes.

  4. Igor Astsaturov:

    Obviously, this finding signals again and again that healthy lifestyle is the key to cancer-free life, regardless of the cause, it is easy enough to quench the thirst with water to stay fit and healthy.

  5. Mickey Mehta:

    Water water everywhere and life is to share and care. Regard water with deep reverence whether from skies or anyone's eyes and MickeyMize human lives. Share this to quench the thirst of this world.

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