slaked


slaked [ sleyk ]
transitive verb ]
MEANING :
1. (tr.v.) to quench or satiate a desire or craving
2. (tr.v.) to rejuvenate or invigorate
3. (tr.v.) to disintegrate lime by hydrating it
4. (tr.v.) to curb or diminish
5. (intr.v.) to cause lime to undergo slaking by hydration
6. (intr.v.) to abate or curb
USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
He slaked his thirst by drinking an entire bottle of cold water.
USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
This unstable material is then "slaked" in a water bath (a violent chemical reaction during which the rock turns to lime putty).

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