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From quench +‎ -ing.

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quenching (countable and uncountable, plural quenchings)

  1. (physics) The extinction of any of several physical properties.
  2. (metallurgy) The rapid cooling of a hot metal object, by placing it in a liquid, in order to harden it.

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quenching

  1. present participle of quench

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