English dictionary definition of:

quench


Verb

  • 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

Thesaurus

allay   assuage   extinguish   quell   slake   squelch  

Scrabble score for quench


Scrabble score = 20

generated at 00:42:26 on 14-03-20

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