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[kwenʧ] брит. / амер.


  1. гасить, тушить, заливать (огонь, пламя)

  2. охлаждать (быстрым погружением в холодную воду или масло)

  3. метал. закаливать

  4. утолять (жажду)

  5. подавлять, сдерживать (действия, эмоции)

  6. разг. заставить замолчать

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However, this device is unable to quench currents exceeding 100 A, which currents are typical for two- or three-phase-to-ground short circuits in lightning overvoltage cases.
Однако это устройство не может отключать токи более 100 А, которые обычно бывают при двух- и трехфазных замыканиях на землю при грозовых перенапряжениях.
But the only thing that mattered about a river, its flow of water, would no longer be there to quench their thirst.
Но воды – того единственного, что нужно реке, чтобы быть рекой и утолить их жажду, – там больше не будет.
Coelho, Paulo / The fifth mountainКоэльо, Пауло / Пятая гора
Пятая гора
Коэльо, Пауло
© Paulo Coelho, 1996
© Перевод, Эмин А.В., 2003
© "София", 2006
© ООО ИД "София", 2006
The fifth mountain
Coelho, Paulo
© 1998 by Paulo Coelho
It was sultry; they all drank a great deal, but could not quench their thirst.
Было душно; все много пили и никак не могли утолить жажду.
Чехов, А.П. / СтепьChekhov, A. / The steppe
The steppe
Chekhov, A.
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
Чехов, А.П.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1974
Relatively prosperous Europeans tend not to purchase a car merely to get from point A to point B, shoes to keep their feet dry, a watch just to tell the time, or a bottle of water only to quench their thirst.
Сравнительно состоятельные европейцы, как правило, не покупают автомобиль только для того, чтобы добраться из пункта А в пункт Б, обувь, чтобы не намочить ноги, часы, чтобы знать который час, или бутылку воды только для того, чтобы утолить жажду.
© Project Syndicate 1995 – 2011
© Project Syndicate 1995 – 2011
The word 'water' will not quench your thirst.
Слово «вода » не поможет вам утолить жажду.
Osho, Bhagvan Shree Rajneesh / The Revolution. Talks on KabirОшо Бхагван Шри Раджниш / Революция. Беседы по песням Кабира
Революция. Беседы по песням Кабира
Ошо Бхагван Шри Раджниш
The Revolution. Talks on Kabir
Osho, Bhagvan Shree Rajneesh
I beg to suggest, with great respect, that your excellency should buy it, and thus quench the noble literary thirst which is consuming you at this moment," he concluded grandiloquently.
Подношу с благоговением, желая продать и тем утолить благородное нетерпение благороднейших литературных чувств вашего превосходительства.
Достоевский, Фёдор / ИдиотDostoevsky, Fyodor / Idiot
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2004 by Fine Creative Media, Inc.
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971
In this case, under the impact of the lightning overvoltage, both MES branches will function, so that the follow current will be divided between them, and it will be easier to quench this current.
В этом случае при воздействии грозового перенапряжения сработают обе ветви МЭС, так что сопровождающий ток разделится между этими ветвями, что облегчит его гашение.
“The circumstances are of great delicacy, and every precaution has to be taken to quench what might grow to be an immense scandal and seriously compromise one of the reigning families of Europe.
— Обстоятельства очень щекотливые, и необходимо принять все меры, чтобы из-за них не разросся огромный скандал, который мог бы сильно скомпрометировать одну из царствующих династий Европы.
Conan Doyle, Arthur / A Scandal in BohemiaКонан Дойль, Артур / Скандал в Богемии
Скандал в Богемии
Конан Дойль, Артур
© Издательство "Правда", 1983
A Scandal in Bohemia
Conan Doyle, Arthur
© by Harper & Brothers in 1892, 1893, 1894, 1904
© by Sir A. Conan Doyle in 1920 and 1922
© 1906, 1917, 1927, 1930 by Doubleday & Company, Inc.
© 1893, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1913, 1914, 1920, 1922 by Arthur Conan Doyle
© 1892, 1894, 1904 by Harper & Brothers
© 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924 by International Magazine Company, Inc.
© 1920, 1927 by Liberty Weekly, Inc.
© 1903, 1904, 1924 by Collier's Weekly
He started up nervously from the stone-block for he could no longer quench the flame in his blood.
Он быстро сбежал с откоса, не в силах больше сдерживать горения в крови.
Joyce, James / A Portrait of the Artist as a Young ManДжойс, Джеймс / Портрет художника в юности
Портрет художника в юности
Джойс, Джеймс
© Перевод М. Богословской. Наследники, 2007
© Оформление, издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2007
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Joyce, James
© 2007 BiblioBazaar
It was several hundred elephants, that, satiated by the woody roots which they had devoured during the day, came to quench their thirst before the hour of repose.
Это большое стадо слонов, досыта наевшись за день волокнистых стеблей растений, перед сном пришло на водопой.
Verne, Jules / Dick Sand, or A Captain at FifteenВерн, Жюль / Пятнадцатилетний капитан
Пятнадцатилетний капитан
Верн, Жюль
© Художественная литература, 1954
Dick Sand, or A Captain at Fifteen
Verne, Jules
© 2006 Biblio Bazaar
As already mentioned above, the number of m electrodes, is selected to ensure quenching of the follow current.
Как уже упоминалось, количество т электродов определяется условием гашения сопровождающего тока.
For quenching of a reaction of spontaneous burning of nanoparticles that might take place and for regulation of the oxidation process, a system for injection of an inert gas (carbon dioxide) is implemented.
Для гашения спонтанной реакции выгорания наночастиц и регулирования окислительных процессов применяется система ввода инертного газа (углекислого газа).
When leaving the drum lower edge, the powder retains its acquired circumferential component of speed and falls on the conical surface of quenched cooler 3.
При отрыве с нижней кромки барабана порошок сохраняет приобретенную окружную составляющую скорости и падает на коническую поверхность закалочного холодильника 3.
The slag, which is solidified in open air during a controlled rap- idly-passing cool-down process (the so-called quenching) is generally an endurable and dense slag.
Шлак, отвердевающий при контролируемом быстром охлаждении на воздухе (так называемом, гашении), в основной массе твердый и плотный.
But the faint light of consciousness was soon quenched again: by the evening of the second day I was completely prostrate with brainfever.
Но слабый свет сознания скоро померк: к вечеру этого второго дня я уже был в полной горячке.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / A Raw YouthДостоевский, Фёдор / Подросток
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Советская Россия", 1979
A Raw Youth
Dostoevsky, Fyodor

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kwenʧVerbгасить; тушить; заливатьExamples

Quench the fire with water. — Залей костёр водой.

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coke-quench mist
пары тушения кокса
end-quench-test piece
образец для определения прокаливаемости по методу торцевой закалки
быстрое охлаждение расплава
закалка расплава
quench area
участок поверхности с наиболее низкой температурой
quench cabinet
обдувочная шахта
quench condensation
конденсация смешением с холодным продуктом
quench cracking
образование закалочных трещин
quench duct
обдувочная шахта
quench frequency
частота срыва колебаний
quench front
фронт охлаждения
quench generator
сверхрегенеративный генератор
quench generator
quench hardening
закалочное упрочнение
quench hardening
упрочнение закалкой

Word forms


Basic forms
Present Participle (Participle I)quenching
Past Participle (Participle II)quenched
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I quenchwe quench
you quenchyou quench
he/she/it quenchesthey quench
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am quenchingwe are quenching
you are quenchingyou are quenching
he/she/it is quenchingthey are quenching
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have quenchedwe have quenched
you have quenchedyou have quenched
he/she/it has quenchedthey have quenched
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been quenchingwe have been quenching
you have been quenchingyou have been quenching
he/she/it has been quenchingthey have been quenching
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I quenchedwe quenched
you quenchedyou quenched
he/she/it quenchedthey quenched
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was quenchingwe were quenching
you were quenchingyou were quenching
he/she/it was quenchingthey were quenching
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had quenchedwe had quenched
you had quenchedyou had quenched
he/she/it had quenchedthey had quenched
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been quenchingwe had been quenching
you had been quenchingyou had been quenching
he/she/it had been quenchingthey had been quenching
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will quenchwe shall/will quench
you will quenchyou will quench
he/she/it will quenchthey will quench
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be quenchingwe shall/will be quenching
you will be quenchingyou will be quenching
he/she/it will be quenchingthey will be quenching
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have quenchedwe shall/will have quenched
you will have quenchedyou will have quenched
he/she/it will have quenchedthey will have quenched
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been quenchingwe shall/will have been quenching
you will have been quenchingyou will have been quenching
he/she/it will have been quenchingthey will have been quenching
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would quenchwe should/would quench
you would quenchyou would quench
he/she/it would quenchthey would quench
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be quenchingwe should/would be quenching
you would be quenchingyou would be quenching
he/she/it would be quenchingthey would be quenching
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have quenchedwe should/would have quenched
you would have quenchedyou would have quenched
he/she/it would have quenchedthey would have quenched
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been quenchingwe should/would have been quenching
you would have been quenchingyou would have been quenching
he/she/it would have been quenchingthey would have been quenching
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am quenchedwe are quenched
you are quenchedyou are quenched
he/she/it is quenchedthey are quenched
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being quenchedwe are being quenched
you are being quenchedyou are being quenched
he/she/it is being quenchedthey are being quenched
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been quenchedwe have been quenched
you have been quenchedyou have been quenched
he/she/it has been quenchedthey have been quenched
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was quenchedwe were quenched
you were quenchedyou were quenched
he/she/it was quenchedthey were quenched
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being quenchedwe were being quenched
you were being quenchedyou were being quenched
he/she/it was being quenchedthey were being quenched
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been quenchedwe had been quenched
you had been quenchedyou had been quenched
he/she/it had been quenchedthey had been quenched
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be quenchedwe shall/will be quenched
you will be quenchedyou will be quenched
he/she/it will be quenchedthey will be quenched
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been quenchedwe shall/will have been quenched
you will have been quenchedyou will have been quenched
he/she/it will have been quenchedthey will have been quenched