Stanch



verb (used with object)
1.
to stop the flow of (a liquid, especially blood).
2.
to stop the flow of blood or other liquid from (a wound, leak, etc.).
3.
Archaic. to check, allay, or extinguish.
verb (used without object)
4.
to stop flowing, as blood; be stanched.
noun
5.
Also called flash-lock, navigation weir. a lock that, after being partially emptied, is opened suddenly to send a boat over a shallow place with a rush of water.
adjective, stancher, stanchest.
1.
staunch2 .
verb
1.
to stem the flow of (a liquid, esp blood) or (of a liquid) to stop flowing
2.
to prevent the flow of a liquid, esp blood, from (a hole, wound, etc)
3.
an archaic word for assuage
noun
4.
a primitive form of lock in which boats are carried over shallow parts of a river in a rush of water released by the lock

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