quencher


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quench

 (kwĕnch)
tr.v. quenched, quench·ing, quench·es
1. To put out (a fire, for example); extinguish.
2. To suppress; squelch: The disapproval of my colleagues quenched my enthusiasm for the plan.
3. To slake; satisfy: Mineral water quenched our thirst.
4. To cool (hot metal) by thrusting into water or other liquid.

[Middle English quenchen, from Old English -cwencan (in ācwencan, to quench).]

quench′a·ble adj.
quench′er n.
quench′less adj.
Translations
désactiveur
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And just at that awkward minute down tumbled his father's old beaver over his head and face, putting a comical quencher on his self-reproaches.
At the bottom, however, there is a pleasant public; whereat we must really take a modest quencher, for the down air is provocative of thirst.
Mr Swiveller replied that he had very recently been assuaging the pangs of thirst, but that he was still open to 'a modest quencher,' if the materials were at hand.
There was one point which Mr Swiveller deemed it unnecessary to enlarge upon, and that was the fact of the modest quencher, which, by reason of its intrinsic strength and its coming close upon the heels of the temperate beverage he had discussed at dinner, awakened a slight degree of fever, and rendered necessary two or three other modest quenchers at the public-house in the course of the evening.
Tenders are invited for Preventive Maintenance, Breakdown And Trouble Shooting Of Normalizing Furnace, Rim Quencher, Draw Furnace And Hub Cooler At Rail Wheel Plant/Bela, Saran (Chhapra),Bihar
Every rider received gift bags from sponsors Draper Therapies and Horse Quencher, to show their thanks for supporting this new and exciting sport and race series.
For their 'sugar computer' they use several components: One fluorescent dye and a so-called fluorescence quencher.
A second fluorescence event then occurs, and the quencher re-emits a photon at a still longer wavelength.
Each Quencher Anti-Bottle comes with three sticker sheets of facial features and add-ons, so kids can create a hydration companion that's uniquely their own.
Polycrylene S1 replaces the triplet-quenching portion of Polycrylene (INCI: Polyester-8) with a singlet-state quencher.
Kevin got to work on my locks after I had enjoyed a luxurious Paul Mitchell treatment called Thirst Quencher.
Fellow quencher, Bahraini Fatima Yousif, 23, a claims assistant at Trust Tree Insurance, believes that a lot more can be done.