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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: quench (0.01003 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to quench.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: quench quench v 1: satisfy (thirst); “The cold water quenched his thirst” [syn: slake, allay, assuage] 2: put out, as of fires, flames, or lights; “Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained”; “quench the flames”; “snuff out the candles” [syn: snuff out, blow out, extinguish] [ant: ignite] 3: electronics: suppress (sparking) when the current is cut off in an inductive circuit, or suppress (an oscillation or discharge) in a component or device 4: suppress or crush completely; “squelch any sign of dissent”; “quench a rebellion” [syn: squelch, quell] 5: reduce the degree of (luminescence or phosphorescence) in (excited molecules or a material) by adding a suitable substance 6: cool by plunging into cold water; “quench metal”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Quench 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 dwindle away.] 1. To extinguish; to overwhelm; to make an end of; -- said of flame and fire, of things burning, and figuratively of sensations and emotions; as, to quench flame; to quench a candle; to quench thirst, love, hate, etc. [1913 Webster] Ere our blood shall quench that fire. --Shak. [1913 Webster] The supposition of the lady's death Will quench the wonder of her infamy. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To cool suddenly, as heated steel, in tempering. [1913 Webster] Syn: To extinguish; still; stifle; allay; cool; check. [1913 Webster] 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]

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