Quenching sentence example

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  • This quenching of the light of the world is symbolized at the service of Tenebrae in Holy Week by the placing on a stand before the altar of thirteen lighted tapers arranged pyramidally, the rest of the church being in darkness.
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  • However this may be, very soon after man began to practise hot-forging he would inevitably learn that sudden cooling, by quenching in water, made a large proportion of his metal, his steel, extremely hard and brittle, because he would certainly try by this very quenching to avoid the inconvenience of having the hot metal about.
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  • Austenite may contain carbon in any proportion up to about 2.2 It is non-magnetic, and, when preserved in the cold either by quenching or by the presence of manganese, nickel, &c., it has a very remarkable combination of great malleability with very marked hardness, though it is less hard than common carbon steel is when hardened, and probably less hard than martensite.
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  • Their attacks on infant baptism seemed to him not altogether irrational, and in regard to their claim to personal inspiration he said "Luther alone can decide; on the one hand let us beware of quenching the Spirit of God, and on the other of being led astray by the spirit of Satan."
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  • After this carburizing these objects are usually hardened by quenching in cold water (see § 28).
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  • To improve malleability of the pipe for tight bends it is worth heating and quenching in cold water.
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  • Putting too many dye molecules close together, however, can lead to the quenching of the fluorescence.
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  • This may be caused due to quenching from a temperature too high for the type of steel involved.
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  • Keep in mind that long wearing lipsticks tend to be drying, so treat lips with a quenching coat of lip balm in between touch ups.
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  • A daily cleanser suited for your facial needs is a must, followed by a quenching moisturizer.
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  • The peculiarity of these steels is that no quenching or tempering is required.
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  • The red pigment in tomatoes, lycopene, works by quenching the highly damaging free radical singlet oxygen.
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  • This was done by heating the barrels up and then quenching them in huge vats of whale oil.
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