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Meaning of "quenching" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF QUENCHING

quenching  [ˈkwɛntʃɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF QUENCHING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Quenching is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES QUENCHING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

quenching

Quenching

In materials science, quenching is the rapid cooling of a workpiece to obtain certain material properties. It prevents low-temperature processes, such as phase transformations, from occurring by only providing a narrow window of time in which the reaction is both thermodynamically favorable and kinetically accessible. For instance, it can reduce crystallinity and thereby increase toughness of both alloys and plastics. In metallurgy, it is most commonly used to harden steel by introducing martensite, in which case the steel must be rapidly cooled through its eutectoid point, the temperature at which austenite becomes unstable. In steel alloyed with metals such as nickel and manganese, the eutectoid temperature becomes much lower, but the kinetic barriers to phase transformation remain the same. This allows quenching to start at a lower temperature, making the process much easier. High speed steel also has added tungsten, which serves to raise kinetic barriers and give the illusion that the material has been cooled more rapidly than it really has. Even cooling such alloys slowly in air has most of the desired effects of quenching.

Definition of quenching in the English dictionary

The definition of quenching in the dictionary is the act of quenching. Other definition of quenching is the process of sprinkling water on molten metal in order to produce a crust.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH QUENCHING


antilynching
ˌæntɪˈlɪntʃɪŋ
approaching
əˈprəʊtʃɪŋ
branching
ˈbrɑːntʃɪŋ
catching
ˈkætʃɪŋ
Ching
tʃɪŋ
Chongqing
ˈtʃʊŋˈtʃɪŋ
coaching
ˈkəʊˌtʃɪŋ
drenching
ˈdrentʃɪŋ
flaunching
ˈflɔːntʃɪŋ
launching
ˈlɔːntʃɪŋ
lynching
ˈlɪntʃɪŋ
matching
ˈmætʃɪŋ
ranching
ˈrɑːntʃɪŋ
searching
ˈsɜːtʃɪŋ
stitching
ˈstɪtʃɪŋ
stretching
ˈstrɛtʃɪŋ
teaching
ˈtiːtʃɪŋ
touching
ˈtʌtʃɪŋ
unblenching
ʌnˈblentʃɪŋ
unflinching
ʌnˈflɪntʃɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE QUENCHING

quellable
queller
Quelpart
quelquechose
queme
Quemoy
quena
quench
quenchable
quencher
quenchless
quenchlessly
Queneau
quenelle
quep
quercetic
quercetin
quercetum
Quercia
quercine

WORDS THAT END LIKE QUENCHING

aching
anything
bewitching
birdwatching
bitching
couching
English Language Teaching
enriching
etching
eye-catching
far-reaching
fetching
geocaching
hatching
itching
Kuching
scorching
scratching
screeching
twitching
whale watching

Synonyms and antonyms of quenching in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «QUENCHING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «quenching» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of quenching

Translation of «quenching» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF QUENCHING

Find out the translation of quenching to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of quenching from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «quenching» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

淬火
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

temple
570 millions of speakers

English

quenching
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

शमन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التبريد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

закалки
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

têmpera
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নেভান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

trempe
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pelindapkejutan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Abschrecken
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

消光
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

담금질
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Quenching
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ngắt lời người nào
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தணிப்பது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

शमन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

su verme
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tempra
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

hartowanie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гарту
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

stingere
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

απόσβεση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

blus
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

snabbkylning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

quenching
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of quenching

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «QUENCHING»

The term «quenching» is quite widely used and occupies the 39.659 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «QUENCHING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about quenching

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QUENCHING»

Discover the use of quenching in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to quenching and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Quenching Theory and Technology, Second Edition
The collection of up-to-date knowledge in this book is the latest outcome from continuing formal and informal discussions by experts within the framework of the International Federation for Heat Treatment and Surface Engineering (IFHTSE).
Bozidar Liscic, Hans M. Tensi, Lauralice C.F. Canale, 2011
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Principles of Fluorescence Spectroscopy
Fluorescence quenching refers to any process that decreases the fluorescence intensity of a sample. A variety of molecular interactions can result in quenching. These include excited-state reactions, molecular rearrangements, energy transfer  ...
Joseph R. Lakowicz, 2007
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Physical Biochemistry: Principles and Applications
In practice such plots often show deviations from linearity (i.e. curving) because of a variety of factors such as heterogeneity in fluor excited state, a mixture of quenching mechanisms and deviation from ideal behaviour. Such situations are  ...
David Sheehan, 2009
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Fluorescence Spectroscopy in Biology: Advanced Methods and ...
Moreover, evidence has been accumulated that quenching by interaction with solvent molecules can proceed by a vibrational mechanism. It has been speculated that the collision between dye and solvent molecules results in vibrational ...
Martin Hof, Rudolf Hutterer, Vlastimil Fidler, 2005
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Handbook of Residual Stress and Deformation of Steel
Effect of (a) agitation and (b) flow velocity on wetting process on the surface of stainless steel disk specimen (30 mm diam by 10 mm thick) during water quenching. Quenchant: 30 C city water. , diameter. Source: Ref 68 23 0 t f t s because the ...
George E. Totten, 2002
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Flame and Combustion, 3rd Edition
3.6 Flame quenching A related phenomenon is that of flame quenching close to a solid surface. Although loss of active species may also be involved in quenching, the nature of the surface does not appear to affect its quenching properties ...
J.F. Griffiths, J.A. Barnard, 1995
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Analytical Applications of Fluorescence Quenching
For utility in a field device, the fluorescence of malachite green is investigated in the solid state.
Melissa Sue Meaney, 2008
8
Approaches to Handling Environmental Problems in the Mining ...
simultaneous use of top and bottom quenching at Hiittenwerke Krupp Mannesmann GmbH, the great technical effort and expense involved in coke dry quenching, the still inadequate availability of coke dry quenching facilities from the ...
Walter Leal Filho, Irina Butorina, 2003
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Chlorophyll a Fluorescence: A Signature of Photosynthesis
This fundamental ambiguity had to be overcome before reliable information from slow fluorescence changes could be obtained. IV. Saturation Pulse Method of Quenching Analysis A. Principle of the Method The term 'fluorescence quenching'  ...
George C. Papageorgiou, Govindjee, 2007
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Fundamentals of Photochemistry
[QL/2 cA Ksv is the reciprocal of half-quenching concentration or half-value concentration C*. If kq is assumed to be diffusion controlled, the lifetime t of unquenched molecule can be obtained from a knowledge of Ksv. For a strongly absorbing ...
K. K. Rohatgi-Mukherjee, 1978

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «QUENCHING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term quenching is used in the context of the following news items.
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Quenching a creative calling: Aviano Arts and Crafts
Nancy Bruno, 31st Force Support Squadron custom frame designer, customizes a frame for a piece of art, July 23, 2015, at Aviano Air Base, Italy. To help crafters ... «DVIDS, Jul 15»
2
Thirst-quenching beers that are perfect for summer
Instead, summer is a time for beers which can quench your thirst after a game of catch in the backyard, mowing the lawn or just sitting on a patio in the sunshine. «Toronto Star, Jul 15»
3
5 Thirst-Quenching Watermelon Cocktails Perfect For Summer
So go ahead and give the people what they want: Thirst-quenching watermelon coolers that beg to be drunk dockside, beachside or afloat in any large body of ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
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Infused and refreshed: Thirst-quenching libations
The problem of staying hydrated under the hot summer sun has a tasty solution. Infused water is both healthy and simple to create. It works as a natural way of ... «Shreveport Times, Jun 15»
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Punjab's do-gooders: Quenching people's thirst with sweetened water
Punjab's do-gooders: Quenching people's thirst with sweetened water. 'Chhabeels' are counters put up along roads where water and milk are mixed with ... «The Indian Express, Jun 15»
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Quenching Walmart's thirst for water efficiency
Famed economist Adam Smith once said, “Nothing is more useful than water; but it will purchase scarce anything; scarce anything can be had in exchange for it. «GreenBiz, May 15»
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Public Release: 29-Apr-2015 Quenching the thirst for clean, safe water
Public Release: 29-Apr-2015 Quenching the thirst for clean, safe water. Michigan State University. Share. Print E-Mail. IMAGE: A family poses with a household ... «EurekAlert, Apr 15»
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Dealing With Drought: Quenching California's Thirst
April 7 -- Center for Watershed Sciences Director Jay Lund and Bloomberg's Ramy Inocencio discuss the California drought. They speak on “Market Makers.” ... «Bloomberg, Apr 15»
9
Quenching thirst but killing lives
How the ill-regulated water tanker business thrives under political, police patronage in Bengaluru. The monster tanker: A crane tows the water tanker that ... «Deccan Herald, Feb 15»
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Quenching the Thirst in a Food Desert at Earthworks Farm
Chard and chicken, it was the perfect combination. One afternoon after her finals, 16-year-old Mariam Arutyunyan mixed a batch of chard, chicken, and cooked ... «KCET, Jan 15»

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