Quench water

Quench water
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English-Russian oil and gas mini dictionary. 2014.

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  • quench — [kwench] vt. [ME quenchen < OE cwencan, to extinguish, caus. of cwincan, to go out, akin to Fris kwinka, MHG verquinen, to pass away < IE base * gwey , to complain, weep] 1. to extinguish; put out [to quench fire with water] 2. to overcome; …   English World dictionary

  • quench your thirst — to cause you to stop feeling thirsty a drink that will quench your thirst He quenched his thirst by drinking a bottle of water. • • • Main Entry: ↑quench …   Useful english dictionary

  • quench — verb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English cwencan; akin to Old English cwincan to vanish, Old Frisian quinka Date: 12th century transitive verb 1. a. put out, extinguish b. to put out the light or fire of < quench glowing coals with water… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Quench — A quench refers to a rapid cooling. In polymer chemistry and materials science, quenching is used to prevent low temperature processes such as phase transformations from occurring by only providing a narrow window of time in which the reaction is …   Wikipedia

  • quench — [[t]kwɛntʃ[/t]] v. t. 1) to satisfy; allay (thirst, desires, passion, etc.) 2) to put out; extinguish (fire, flames, etc.) 3) mel to cool suddenly by plunging into a liquid, as in tempering steel by immersion in water 4) to overcome; quell •… …   From formal English to slang

  • Water injection (engines) — In internal combustion engines, water injection, also known as anti detonant injection, is spraying water into the cylinder or incoming fuel air mixture to cool the combustion chambers of the engine, allowing for greater compression ratios and… …   Wikipedia

  • quench — quenchable, adj. quenchableness, n. quencher, n. /kwench/, v.t. 1. to slake, satisfy, or allay (thirst, desires, passion, etc.). 2. to put out or extinguish (fire, flames, etc.). 3. to cool suddenly by plunging into …   Universalium

  • water — see don’t go near the water until you learn how to swim blood is thicker than water dirty water will quench fire you can take a horse to the water, but you can’t make him drink no matter how long a log stays in the water, it doesn’t become a… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • quench — /kwɛntʃ / (say kwench) verb (t) 1. to slake, as thirst; allay; satisfy. 2. to put out or extinguish (fire, flames, etc.). 3. to cool suddenly, as by plunging into water, as steel in tempering it. 4. to suppress; stifle; subdue; overcome. 5.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • quench — see dirty water will quench fire …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • water-harden — /waw teuhr hahr dn, wot euhr /, v.t. Metall. to quench (steel) in water. Cf. oil harden. * * * …   Universalium

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