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Synonyms for quench

Synonyms for quench

to cause to stop burning or giving light

to hold (something requiring an outlet) in check

to bring to an end forcibly as if by imposing a heavy weight

Synonyms for quench

satisfy (thirst)

put out, as of fires, flames, or lights

electronics: suppress (sparking) when the current is cut off in an inductive circuit, or suppress (an oscillation or discharge) in a component or device

suppress or crush completely

reduce the degree of (luminescence or phosphorescence) in (excited molecules or a material) by adding a suitable substance

cool (hot metal) by plunging into cold water or other liquid

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Calculating quench propagation with ANSYS, IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity 13(2): 1714-1717.
Quench management will be a two-fold strategy in ITER: first quench detection, then magnet energy extraction.
Mr McCarthy insists First Quench was already talking to KPMG, who became its administrators, when it agreed to buy the franchise.
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First Quench, which also trades as Wine Rack, The Local, Haddows, Bottoms Up and Victoria Wine, fell into administration in October after struggling amid the recession.
First Quench originally operated around 1,200 stores as the Threshers, Wine Rack, The Local, Haddows, Bottoms Up and Victoria Wine brands, employing approximately 6,300 people.
First Quench operated around 1,200 stores and employed some 6,300 staff.
Staff were told that work at the Dunstable depot had dried up since First Quench Retailing went into administration last month, leaving the business no choice but to close the depot.
First Quench, which trades under the Threshers, Wine Rack and Victoria Wine names, fell into administration last month after struggling during the recession.
Richard Fleming, UK head of restructuring at KPMG and joint administrator of First Quench, is hoping to conclude the sale process by the end of the month, although it is unclear at this stage whether the firm and its brands will be kept largely intact or if KPMG will have to break up and sell the stores.
First Quench - who also trade as Wine Rack, The Local, Haddows, Bottoms Up and Victoria Wine - crashed into administration last month.
More than 1,700 workers are to lose their jobs after administrators for Threshers parent First Quench yesterday announced the closure of 373 stores.
Threshers and Wine Rack's parent company First Quench Retailing announced the move last night.
SCORES of off-licence jobs in the Midlands were at risk today after Threshers and Wine Rack parent First Quench Retailing went into administration.
The study compared the activity to quench singlet oxygen for common antioxidants with that of carotenoids and was designed to include antioxidants with both lipophilic and hydrophilic properties under the same conditions.