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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quenching - the act of extinguishingquenching - the act of extinguishing; causing to stop burning; "the extinction of the lights"
ending, termination, conclusion - the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement"
Translations
désactivation

quench·ing

n. acción de terminar; acabando por tomar agua para apagar, saciar la sed.
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