名词:quencher 动词过去式:quenched 过去分词:quenched 现在分词:quenching 第三人称单数:quenches 形容词:quenchable
1 extinguish (fire, flames, etc), esp with water 扑灭（火焰等）（尤指用水）
*(fig 比喻) quench sb's ardent passion 使某人的热情冷却下来.
2 satisfy (sth) by drinking 解（渴）
*quench one's thirst with cold water 喝冷水止渴.
3 put an end to (sth) 终止（某事物）
*Nothing could quench her longing to return home again. 她重返家园的念头怎么也打消不掉.
4 cool (a hot substance) rapidly by placing it in water 将（热物体）放入水中急速冷却; 淬火; 蘸火.
[Language: Old English;Origin: cwencan]
quench your thirst
to stop yourself feeling thirsty, by drinking something
We stopped at a small bar to quench our thirst.
quench a fire/flames
to stop a fire from burning
a desperate bid to quench the raging flames