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quench

An MRI term for a loss of superconductivity, an event that can only occur in superconducting magnets and results in total magnet failure. It is characterised by a rapid rise in magnet resistivity, which generates enough heat to evaporate the magnet coolant (liquid helium), creating a hazard that requires emergency venting to protect patients and operators.

quench

to put out, extinguish, or suppress; to cool (as hot metal) by immersing in water. In liquid scintillation counting, any process taking place within the sample container which results in a decrease in number or intensity of the light flashes produced, thus lowering the amount of energy recorded.
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While heating at 800[degrees]C quenching temperature such material structure related with carbon content was formed: as the critical temperature of the steel is [A.
Cooling from quenching temperature produces transformation of martensite first of all in the not carburized part of specimen.
Saturation pressure, temperature, foaming temperature, foaming time, and quenching temperature all affect the foam cell morphology.
All simulated results produced 100% relative crystallinity for each grade, under both quenching temperatures, across the entire thickness.