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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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Quenching reduces the temperature of the pasta, rice or vegetables down to 110 to 120 F, capturing 45 to 50 percent of the cooked product's heat energy in the quench water.
Mr McCarthy, 58, of Moreton, Wirral, agreed to sell his Threshers franchise back to First Quench last year for just under pounds 31,000.
Mr McCarthy bought the Threshers franchise in 2007, but says he soon became frustrated with First Quench about issues including the quality of its till system.
Initially, rumored as an Android 2.1 device, the entry-level Motorola Quench XT3 comes with a disappointing Android version 1.6 operating system.
Administrators of Threshers' owner First Quench has announced the loss of more than 2,000 jobs following another raft of store closures.
First Quench, which was backed by private equity firm Vision Capital, went into administration in October and an initial 373 stores were closed shortly afterwards, with the loss of over 1,829 jobs.
The future of the former First Quench store trading under the Wine Rack brand in Stokesley remains unclear after Venus Wine & Spirit Merchants bought 13 of the best-performing outlets - all in London and the South-east.
INTEREST in the failed Threshers and Wine Rack group has been "overwhelming", as potential buyers line up ahead of yesterday's deadline for bids, said administrators for parent firm First Quench.
MORE than 1,700 workers are to lose their jobs after administrators for Threshers parent First Quench today announced the closure of 373 stores.
First Quench - who also trade as Wine Rack, The Local, Haddows, Bottoms Up and Victoria Wine - went 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.
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 theoretical study of solutions of nonlinear parabolic equations with nonlinear boundary conditions which quench in a finite time has been the subject of investigations of many authors (see [2], [4]-[7] and the references cited therein).
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.
The quenchants cause less equipment and parts corrosion than strictly water-based quenchants and are available in nitrite or nitrite-free corrosion inhibition packages that help protect quench tanks, fixtures, fittings, pipe work, and cooling systems.