Traducción de quench en Español:


quitar, v.

Pronunciación /kwɛn(t)ʃ//kwɛn(t)ʃ/

verbo transitivo

  • 1

    (thirst) quitar
    (thirst) saciar literario
    (desire/passion) satisfacer
    • You could drink it, but it doesn't quench thirst in the least, and it has a slightly bitter taste.
    • We walked under deep blue skies, quenched our thirst from mountain streams and lakes, fought off horses that thought they had more right than us to our lunch, collected herbs and revelled in the magnificent scenery.
    • The chasteberry (also called vitex) fruit was used for centuries to quench sexual desire, particularly in monks.
    • Harvard School of Public Health professor Grace Wyshak recently found that ninth and 10 th-grade girls who sipped soda were three times more likely to break bones than those who quenched their thirsts with other drinks.
    • Two deer had come to drink, one keeping watch while the other quenched its thirst.
    • But with high chances of dehydration in this hot and dry weather, which will only continue to intensify in March and April, these refreshment stalls are a quick fix to quench your thirst.
    • To quench the thirst for power, Datang Power has applied to raise up to 6 billion yuan by selling one billion A shares to fund expansion of 10 power plants.
    • Human taste requires variety and something should be done to quench this yearning for variety in the desert they are wandering in.
    • Whatever happens, she's with me now, and her gentle touch quenches the wild fires burning within me.
    • I was in love you see, that dizzy, heady, heart wrenching type of love that has a tendency to afflict youths and cause them to go to great lengths to quench their desire and possess that which they crave.
    • We moved back to the bar joking and laughing, and ordered drinks to quench our thirst.
    • It leaves your mouth so coated that nothing quenches your thirst, and your fingers so oily that you dare touch nothing of value for hours.
    • He felt so grateful for the simple taste of a few gulps of water that he sat back to enjoy the way it had quenched his thirst.
    • This is the enduring challenge facing libraries and museums: to create experiences that quench our desire for inquiry and community.
    • The cast of Frasier were rebuked for ‘consuming very large ice cream cones’ and drinking alcohol to quench their thirst after exercise.
    • Enroute, he quenched his thirst for academics by acquiring a doctorate degree in Industrial Management from IIT-M.
    • The ladies were spotted at El Tiempo, where Sharon quenched her Tex-Mex cravings, and at Trellis Spa at the Houstonian, where they indulged in massages.
    • But the rest of you, squandering money to quench your thirst with a drink more expensive than petrol, you're just weak-willed and wet.
    • But once we've quenched our thirst, having just ended a cross-town walk, we're more interested in food than booze.
    • With these books, her uncle hoped to quench her desire for adventure, but he only increased it.
    • The São Paolo crash did not quench Hellé's racing ambitions.
    • People try various ways to quench their spiritual thirst and to satisfy their soul's hunger and thirst.
    • He no longer quenches his thirst by drinking sodas.
    • Lying outside the hurricane belt, it receives little rain and must rely on the largest desalination plant in the world to quench the thirst of its population of 150,000.
    • A friendly efficient staff is happy to help you quench your thirst by bringing you a drink from the fully stocked bar.
    • When he could not quench his academic thirst here, he went to Darul Uloom Deoband, the biggest Islamic Centre of learning in India and studied there for four years.
    • The sizzling sunshine made it a bumper day for the publicans and stallholders with horse traders rushing to quench their thirst at regular intervals.
    • To quench her thirst for knowledge, Dai Yanqin, who has eight years of administrative experience in the East China Bureau of General Administration of Civil Aviation of China, is preparing for further study.
    • The then Preston manager, David Moyes, made sure that was possible, taking him to Deepdale, where he quenched his thirst for further development.
    • At this stage - after five trophies the year before last, and a second-placed, 80-point finish last season - only one trophy can fully quench the local thirst.
    • Later, a trip alongside the Black Sea helped quench Sorokin's inexhaustible desire to travel.
    • After we had quenched our thirst, we headed off back for Swinford.
    • On the way back, we stopped at that McDonald's, just to get frozen drinks to quench our thirsts.
    • Then at least I could get angry, and that might have helped quench this burning desire.
    • That was 30 years ago and strangely enough it didn't quench my thirst for Indian meals and I've had many since then - but never as hot as that vindaloo.
    • A few glasses of the juice quenches thirst and satisfies hunger, said Elis.
    • On Saturday night, the visitors paid a visit to a traditional Irish music session in Clancy's Pub on Leinster Street, where, after their long walk they quenched their thirst with pints of Guinness and Irish malt.
    • Give people great drinks that quench their thirst and spark their imagination.
    • The desire for a better life is not easily quenched.
    • We need time to indulge in the things that we like doing purely for our own gratification once in a while to remind us that we, too, exist and need to quench certain desires.
  • 2

    (put out)
    (flames) sofocar
    (flames) apagar
    • The solution thus lies in a national programme to equip all fire stations countrywide so that these men and women who have to contend with fires to what they are paid to do - quench fires, protect property and save lives.
    • Sasha's father was one of the 70000 conscripts ordered in to bring in sand to quench the belching nuclear fires.
    • The fire fighters could not use the mains water to quench the flames because Mayo County Council had switched off the main supply due to a shortage in the area.
    • Betacarotene helps to quench the chemical fires started by free radicals, and helps to protect the skin from sunburn.
    • On Tuesday the Fire Brigade were called to quench two fires which had been relit from the previous night.
    • With the sea flowing around it and finally quenching its flames, the simple cairn takes on a metaphorical significance linking mankind to the elemental with a real sense of pathos and mutability.
    • The brave Kiltegan man grabbed jugs of water and eventually quenched the chip-pan fire which had threatened to reduce the house to ashes.
    • A crew from Acomb - also in uniform - arrived promptly to quench the flames before anyone was hurt.
    • He did not recall the incident referred to but would have advised people regularly at the time to quench cigarettes as the prohibition on smoking had been introduced about that time.
    • ‘I am so sorry, Lauren,’ Alan said to her as they watched a team of firefighters quench the flames.
    • Lives have been lost not because of the gravity of the infernos but because of lack of facilities to quench the flames, and generally due to inadequate safety measures.
    • The couple used domestic fire extinguishers to quench the flames in the Georgian house on the Lee Road.
    • Accompanied by the local Fire Brigade, the Gardaí promptly arrived in Luí na Gréine and after a short period of time, members of the Fire Brigade managed to quench the flames.
    • Many years ago, my father told me that at the English College in Rome, young would-be priests were told about the pagan legend of the Salamander - the mythical lizard that walked into fire and quenched the flames by the power of its virtue.
    • The fake emergency appeared almost real as fires were quenched and passengers brought to safety but thankfully the whole exercise was staged to ensure that the crews would be prepared should a disaster occur in the future.
    • It happened almost every night, the neighborhoods too poor to pay for the fire teams to quench the flames, one at a time the last refuges of squatters were being cleared out.
    • The fire, which broke out in a house close to the new Fossa GAA headquarters, was quickly brought under control and the unit returned to the scene at Gattabawn to continue the efforts to quench the forest blaze.
    • The intense thunderstorm will quench the fires before they become wildfires and will dislodge the weaker numbers and prepare them for the next fire.
    • Neighbouring houses weren't in danger, according to the Fire Service, but it did take a long time to quench the flames, which had ravaged through the whole house.
    • Workers reacted quickly, calling the fire brigade, although the fire was quenched using extinguishers, before the fire officers arrived.
  • 3

    (steel/blade) enfriar
    • For many years, a simple press heat treatment has been practiced, in which the hot working served as the solution treatment and the hot worked product had to be rapidly quenched.
    • The values given below have been obtained on tensile test specimens that were oil quenched from 830°C and tempered at 250°C.
    • It is possible to quench similar steels from 1050°C to form a low carbon martensite or with lower carbon content, acicular ferrite followed by tempering to give higher properties.
    • When steel is quenched these volume changes occur very rapidly and unevenly throughout the specimen.
    • If red hot steel is quenched in a hot decoction of mullein that preparation is useful for treating bleeding dysentery as well as increasing urination.
    • In some instances the edge is time quenched; then the remainder of the tool is oil quenched for partial strengthening.
    • All material was solution treated at 1000°F, and quenched in cold water.
    • After being annealed, the work metal is quenched in water to free it from particles of the salt mixture.
    • The aluminum is heated to 550 degrees Celsius and must be quenched with water.
    • Gray iron is usually quenched in salt, oil, or lead baths at 230 to 425°C for austempering.
    • Certain alloys that are relatively insensitive to cooling rate during quenching can be either air cooled or water quenched directly from a final hot working operation.
    • The steel is then quenched to the martensitic state and tempered at an appropriate temperature.
    • The parts come out red hot and are quenched in a water bath.
    • The parts were pulled from the 1,400-degree mix after soaking up the heat for up to an hour and then quenched in cold water.
    • When cast steels are quenched and tempered, the range of strength and of toughness is broadened.
    • She made a synthetic rock like the meteorite, heated it to 200°C, then quenched it in water.
    • After holding for selected periods of time, the specimens are withdrawn from the bath and rapidly quenched in cold water.
    • Many of these are supported on folded steel plates which, like all the other visible steel in the building, have been oil quenched.
    • The subject parts can then be oil quenched to obtain a deeper effective and thus harder case than would have resulted from the carburizing process alone.
    • After holding them for predetermined times at various temperatures they are finally quenched in water.