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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quench, slake, allay, assuage(verb)

    satisfy (thirst)

    "The cold water quenched his thirst"

  2. 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"

  3. quench(verb)

    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, quench(verb)

    suppress or crush completely

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

  5. quench(verb)

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

  6. quench(verb)

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

    "quench steel"

Wiktionary

  1. quench(Noun)

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

  2. quench(Verb)

    To satisfy, especially an actual or figurative thirst.

    The library quenched her thirst for knowledge.

  3. quench(Verb)

    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. quench(Verb)

    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. Quench(verb)

    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. Quench(verb)

    to cool suddenly, as heated steel, in tempering

  3. Quench(verb)

    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. AiR Atman in Ravi:

    Desire is like a fire ... In the end it makes us burst. And thought we achieve what we want, it will never Quench our thirst.

  2. AiR Atman in Ravi:

    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.

  3. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    ***(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.

  4. The Hitopadesa:

    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.

  5. Vincent Van Gogh:

    Do not quench your inspiration and your inmagination do not become the slave of your model.

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