slake

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slake(
sleyk
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to quench)
a. apagar
Drink some lemonade to quench your thirst.Toma una limonada para apagar la sed.
b. aplacar
She got a master's in philosophy just to slake her curiosity.Estudió una maestría en filosofía solamente para aplacar su curiosidad.
c. saciar
The water available on the base was not enough to slake the soldiers' thirst.El agua disponible en la base no bastó para saciar la sed de los soldados.
2. (chemistry)
a. apagar
The lime has been slaked with water.La cal ha sido apagada con agua.
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slake
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (literary)
a.
to slake one's thirstapagar or calmar la sed
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slake [sleɪk]
transitive verb
1 [+one's thirst] apagar; aplacar
2 (Chem) [+lime] apagar
slaked lime cal (f) muerta
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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