Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch


  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_9690

\kwench\ v [ME, fr. OE –cwencan; akin to OE – cwincan to vanish, Old Frisian quinka] (12c) (1) A box filled with water into which fabric is run after singeing to prevent sparks or fires. (2) See  Cabinet. Also see  Quenching.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA