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.]
Quench is the largest ultraviolet water filtration company in the United States, serving more than 20,000 businesses with over 40,000 Quench bottleless systems.
Song lyrics by quench -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by quench on the Lyrics.com website.
The numerical value of quench in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of quench in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of quench in a Sentence
I know the compassion of others is a relief at first. I don't despise it. But it can't quench pain, it slips through your soul as through a sieve. And when our suffering has been dragged from one pity to another, as from one mouth to another, we can no longer respect or love it.
Desire is like a fire…In the end it makes us burst. And though we achieve what we want, it will never Quench our thirst.
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.
***(C)(P) 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.
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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- 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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