Translation of slake in Spanish:


saciar, v.

Pronunciation /sleɪk//sleɪk/

transitive verb

  • 1literary

    (thirst) saciar
    (thirst) aplacar
    (curiosity/desire) satisfacer
    (curiosity/desire) saciar
    • Seven minutes slaked their appetites, but three minutes bred frustration.
    • The bank has argued that bringing in the private sector would slake the thirst of millions of the world's poor.
    • I will not waste those twelve years trying to slake your father's thirst for glory.
    • It is a local drink and definitely slakes the thirst.
    • Until then it was just a block-rockin’ slab of hot and heavy pop that slaked my thirst for anthemic choruses, and towering walls of guitar.
    • As she was slaking her thirst, Serena asked the obvious question, ‘Why my help?’
    • Weary but compliant men and women slaked their thirst by taking slugs of water from plastic bottles.
    • But slaking your thirst isn't always easy when you're exercising outdoors.
    • Seasonal workers are run ragged at this time of year, trying to slake the desires of Christmas-crazed consumers like me.
    • In a nearby lake a horse slakes its innocuous thirst as vehemently as the peasants.
    • Two flavours of cold drink powder, orange and lime, would have helped slake your thirst through the day.
    • In a dry season for mentors, will a flood of soft-cover leadership slake an anxious thirst?
    • A ‘brandy’ bar is being set up to slake their thirst.
    • We'd slake our thirst with an ice cold Coke - and in that moment, that Coke was our whole world… and that world was perfect.
    • ‘In the evening they came to a water hole,’ one caption read, ‘and there they slaked their ravening thirsts.’
    • There are no gloves, no pads, no iced tea to slake their thirst, no lemonade for breaks, and no hats to protect them from the sun.
    • Hampden stadium is the only venue on the European American football circuit where fans cannot slake their thirsts with alcohol.
    • All these sacrificial offerings might slake a predator's desires.
    • It is only what we save when we have in abundance, which will slake our thirst when there is a shortage.
    • I thought of him prowling the streets at night, lonely, perhaps even a little drunk, unable to slake his unknown cravings.
    • Last week's festival slaked the thirst of over 1,000 visitors, real ale veterans and virgins alike descending on Troon for three days of eager boozing.
    • The answer lies with the seven reservoirs that have turned this area into a mini ‘lakeland’ to slake the thirst of Leeds and Bradford.
    • Wiping out humanity is hard work, so she naturally paused to slake her thirst.
    • With care he crouched and drank, filling a mouth that seemed always parched, striving to slake a thirst he could no longer quench.
    • There were no complaints as we sweated in the heat of the sun; our women slaking our thirst with pitchers of cool water.
    • Dams were one solution, both to slake the thirst of livestock and to feed patches of green lucerne for ostriches.
    • As with religion, I suppose that something is good for us if it makes us feel good - if it fills our emptiness, slakes our thirst.
    • Before I pressed play, I wanted more sound, layer upon layer to slake my thirst for novelty.
    • Nothing too impressive, but it will surely slake the craving for some first generation Detroit-inspired techno.
    • Back at street level, I slaked my thirst at the Heartland Brewery bar on 5th Avenue, next to the Empire State.
    • They can clear away the fire in the body and slake the thirst.
    • While he appears to have slaked his own thirst for now, Carter still believes that more deals need to be done in the asset management industry.
    • ‘Our blood lust was slaked by the destruction of Ajin and Nagin,’ Quint said.
    • But when people get tired by the roadside, there is no one to offer buttermilk to slake their thirst.
    • Art is there to slake our continuing appetite for mystery.
    • The ‘Bit of Red’ has a very special place for those who slake their thirst with a ‘bit of black’ in Harloes Bar.
  • 2

    (lime) apagar
    slaked lime cal muerta feminine
    • Hydrated slaked lime is slaked quicklime that has reacted with water to form calcium hydroxide.
    • In the desert there will remain some stones, a whole gigantic ruin slowly split and slaked by waters and wind, mastic trees, frost.
    • Sculptural stucco is dehydrated lime, which is calcium hydroxide, produced from firing and slaking marble or travertine.
    • With water it is slaked; and then slowly absorbs or fixes air or gas again to turn back into the starting substance.