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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Stanching(0.01158 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Stanching.
English → English (WordNet)
v : stop the flow of a liquid; “staunch the blood flow”; “them
the tide” [syn: stem, staunch, halt]
English → English (gcide)
Stanch \Stanch\ (st[.a]nch), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stanched
(st[.a]ncht); p. pr. & vb. n. Stanching.] [OF. estanchier,
F. ['e]tancher to stop a liquid from flowing; akin to Pr.,
Sp., & Pg. estancar, It. stancare to weary, LL. stancare,
stagnare, to stanch, fr. L. stagnare to be or make stagnant.
1. To stop the flowing of, as blood; to check; also, to stop
the flowing of blood from; as, to stanch a wound. [Written
Iron or a stone laid to the neck doth stanch the
bleeding of the nose. --Bacon.
2. To extinguish; to quench, as fire or thirst. [Obs.]