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.
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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.
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.
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IF you like your wine and are always up for doing something a little different with your social life there is something happening in Newcastle that should be a real thirst quencher.
Then AutoFluo Quencher (C1212, Beijing APPLYGEN Technologies Inc, Beijing, China) was applied.
Today the Thirst Quencher refreshed more than 720 workers and will be continuing for the next three weeks.
A fluorescent chemical compound, called a "fluorophore", is added to one end of the probe and a "quencher" is added at the other.
Before the particles enter cells, the dye is tethered to a "quencher" molecule that prevents it from lighting up.
At Nobu Hotel likewise in COD, the thirst quencher is Peach Mojito where the slight sourness of the lime juice balances the sweetness of the peach nectar and sugar syrup.

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