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to quench

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  • quench — quench·able; quench·able·ness; quench; quench·er; quench·less; quench·less·ly; quench·less·ness; un·quench·ably; …   English syllables

  • Quench — Quench, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Quenched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Quenching}.] [OE. quenchen, AS. cwencan in [=a]cwencan, to extinguish utterly, causative of cwincan, [=a]cwincan, to decrease, disappear; cf. AS. cw[=i]nan, [=a]cw[=i]nan, to waste or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quench — [kwentʃ] v [T] formal [: Old English; Origin: cwencan] 1.) quench your thirst to stop yourself feeling thirsty, by drinking something ▪ We stopped at a small bar to quench our thirst. 2.) quench a fire/flames to stop a fire from burning ▪ a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Quench — Quench, v. i. To become extinguished; to go out; to become calm or cool. [R.] [1913 Webster] Dost thou think in time She will not quench! Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quench Polish Quench — (QPQ) is a manufacturing process.External links* [http://www.finishing.com/kolene/qpq/ The Kolene(R) QPQ(SM) Process] by James R. Easterday …   Wikipedia

  • Quench the Spark — (also translated as A Spark Neglected Burns the House ) is a short story by Russian author Leo Tolstoy first published in 1885. The story takes the form of a parable concerning the virtues of reconciliation. ynopsisThe story opens with the family …   Wikipedia

  • quench — [kwench] vt. [ME quenchen < OE cwencan, to extinguish, caus. of cwincan, to go out, akin to Fris kwinka, MHG verquinen, to pass away < IE base * gwey , to complain, weep] 1. to extinguish; put out [to quench fire with water] 2. to overcome; …   English World dictionary

  • quench your thirst — to cause you to stop feeling thirsty a drink that will quench your thirst He quenched his thirst by drinking a bottle of water. • • • Main Entry: ↑quench …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quench — Genre musical Trance, Techno, House Années d activité 1993 2003 Quench est un duo australien spécialisé dans la musique techno, formé du compositeur et producteur Cj Dolan et du producteur Sean Quinn. Leur titre Dreams, paru en 1993 et… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • quench — ● quench nom masculin (anglais quench) Brusque refroidissement d un produit pétrolier au cours d un procédé de raffinage, ayant pour but de stopper la réaction de craquage ou d en contrôler l exothermicité …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • quench — [ kwentʃ ] verb transitive 1. ) if you quench your THIRST, you drink something so that you do not feel thirsty anymore a ) used about other types of feelings or needs: Books have traditionally quenched a child s thirst for knowledge. 2. ) OLD… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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