Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "quencher" []

  • Something that quenches (thirst, fire, etc.) (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "quencher" in a sentence
  • "Try the thin-crust pizzas and the Top Heavy Hefeweizen, a great thirst quencher."
  • "The thyroid uses glutathione, a combination of three amino acids (glycine, glutamine, and cysteine), protectively as an antioxidant or free radical quencher and as a cofactor that makes it possible for one of its most important enzymes (5'-deiodinase) to work (6)."
  • "I had hoped to tell you about learning the word "désaltérant" (from my brother-in-law, who declared my home-brewed iced-tea a great thirst-quencher!), this, while lunching at our picnic table, where we chatted about sports (my being polite to him) and flowers (his being polite to me), and wine (our being polite to Jean-Marc)."