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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of quench.

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  • adjective subdued or overcome
  • adjective allayed

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Examples

  • Sudden thirst that cannot be quenched is a major symptom of diabetes type 1, so one must get straight to the doctor or hospital with a urine sample if this happens.

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  • Sudden thirst that cannot be quenched is a major symptom of diabetes type 1, so one must get straight to the doctor or hospital with a urine sample if this happens.

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  • And so, around midday on September 19, 2008, the connection "quenched" - which means a super-conducting cable suddenly lost its super-conductivity, turning into an ordinarily conductive wire that couldn't take the 11,000 amps of electricity.

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  • And so, around midday on September 19, 2008, the connection "quenched" - which means a super-conducting cable suddenly lost its super-conductivity, turning into an ordinarily conductive wire that couldn't take the 11,000 amps of electricity.

    the latest from teenvogue.com

  • And so, around midday on September 19, 2008, the connection "quenched" - which means a super-conducting cable suddenly lost its super-conductivity, turning into an ordinarily conductive wire that couldn't take the 11,000 amps of electricity.

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  • Indeed, Dr. Harmon laid the groundwork for the whole antioxidant industry when he demonstrated that free radicals are "quenched" by antioxidants.

    David Perlmutter, M.D.: How Free Radicals Speed Up The Aging Process

  • Coverslips were rinsed in PBS and free aldehyde groups were "quenched" using two consecutive 5 min incubations in 1 mg/ml NaBH

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  • This first issue kind of quenched my thirst so to speak for a Spirit tale that seems to have some sort of direction and handle on the character and how he operates.

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  • But his body had now begun to chill and he was shivering, so that when be tried to add the first twigs his hand shook and the tiny flame was quenched.

    First Version of To Build A Fire

  • Jacobs and all the poisonous flame of him would have been quenched in the everlasting darkness.

    CHAPTER XIV

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