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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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FEM Simulation of quenching process in A357 aluminum alloy cylindrical bars and reduction of quench residual stress through cold stretching process, Computational Materials Science 69: 396-413.
With Quench Absolute, Dove Hair helps women achieve softer, nourished, more defined natural curls with every wash, allowing them to wear their curls with confidence, the company says.
For the casting company, engineers for Andrews Chiller Hire carried out a site survey and recommended running water from the quench tank through a small 30kW chiller equipped with booster pump and external heat exchanger.
Quenches aren't an accident, failure or defect--they are part of the life of a, superconducting magnet and the latter must be designed to withstand them," says Felix Rodriguez-Mateos, the quench detection responsible engineer in the Magnet Division.
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.
Tropicana Coco Quench is the first locally produced and locally distributed packaged coconut water drink with up to eight months shelf life.
A FORMER off-licence franchisee has spent the past few weeks protesting outside the Liverpool office of accountancy firm KPMG after losing thousands of pounds when parent chain First Quench collapsed.
A FORMER off-licence manager is protesting outside accountant KPMG's Liverpool office, after losing thousands of pounds when parent chain First Quench collapsed.
Motorola announced that it will launch two new low-budget Android smartphones in Taiwan, in cooperation with Taiwanese operator Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), Motorola Quench MB501 and Quench XT3.
This investment follows the success of the Heat Treatment Department, which already operates six furnaces, an existing Water Quench and a Polymer Quench.
Summary: Administrators of Threshers' owner First Quench today announced the loss of more than 2,000 jobs following another raft of store closures.
3 December 2009 - British Off licence group First Quench has announced that it is to close a further 391 stores with the loss of 2140 jobs by 20th December.
TWO of the remaining three Teesside stores being handled by administrators for off-licence group First Quench are to be sold.
The depot was the hub from which all the drinks sold by First Quench Retailing--which owned the Threshers, The Local and Wine Rack fascias--were delivered.
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.