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quench is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of quench in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… rapidly we quench it about a million …”

meanings of quench


  1. To terminate or greatly diminish (a chemical reaction) by destroying or deforming the remaining reagents.
  2. To rapidly change the parameters of a physical system.
  3. To cool rapidly by dipping into a bath of coolant, as a blacksmith quenching hot iron.
  4. To extinguish or put out (as a fire or light).
  5. To satisfy, especially an actual or figurative thirst.


  1. A rapid change of the parameters of a physical system.
  2. 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 0.5 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.

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