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quench is pronounced in one syllable
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video examples of quench pronunciation
An example use of quench in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… gurgle gurgle gurgle that quench the …”
meanings of quench
To terminate or greatly diminish (a chemical reaction) by destroying or deforming the remaining reagents.
To rapidly change the parameters of a physical system.
To cool rapidly by dipping into a bath of coolant, as a blacksmith quenching hot iron.
To extinguish or put out (as a fire or light).
To satisfy, especially an actual or figurative thirst.
A rapid change of the parameters of a physical system.
The abnormal termination of operation of a superconducting magnet, occurring when part of the superconducting coil enters the normal (resistive) state.
quench frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR
the word quench occurs in english on average 1.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.