Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being quenched or extinguished.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Capable of being quenched.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Able to be quenched.

Etymologies

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quench +‎ -able

Examples

  • "The second interesting thing is that it's quenchable, meaning that when we release the pressure the alloy persists.

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News

  • To have a passion for something or someone is to undergo a powerful attraction, hard to resist, and quenchable only by something stronger than and incompatible with it.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • To have a passion for something or someone is to undergo a powerful attraction, hard to resist, and quenchable only by something stronger than and incompatible with it.

    The passion and the patience

  • Assuredly, fire is borne aloft, is without a soul, is easily quenchable and corruptible; but the sun is orbicular and animate, eternal and imperishable.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • Whatever group one belongs to, one belongs to it as an individual, and this individuality is not quenchable, except through death, or inauthenticity.

    Watsuji Tetsurô

  • We represent also ordnance and instruments of war and engines of all kinds; and likewise new mixtures and compositions of gunpowder, wild – fires burning in water and un quenchable, also fire – works of all variety, both for pleasure and use.

    The New Atlantis

  • His pallid, sharp-featured face, and a strange brilliancy in his eyes, told me that either his physical or his mental being hid an underground fire, perhaps no longer quenchable.

    The Visionary Pictures From Nordland

  • Stop it, ye Constitutional Patriots; fire itself is quenchable, yet only quenchable at first!

    The French Revolution

  • Cheap, unbreakable and quenchable, the Bandit wines are perfectly priced for these troubled times.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

  • As we all know I have an un-quenchable thirst for learning about my guest's past and the path taken to get them to where they are today.

    The Web 2.0 Show

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