Kamus Online  
suggested words
Advertisement

Online Dictionary: translate word or phrase from Indonesian to English or vice versa, and also from english to english on-line.
Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: To sear up (0.01443 detik)
Found 1 items, similar to To sear up.
English → English (gcide) Definition: To sear up Sear \Sear\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Seared; p. pr. & vb. n. Searing.] [OE. seeren, AS. se['a]rian. See Sear, a.] 1. To wither; to dry up. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To burn (the surface of) to dryness and hardness; to cauterize; to expose to a degree of heat such as changes the color or the hardness and texture of the surface; to scorch; to make callous; as, to sear the skin or flesh. Also used figuratively. [1913 Webster] I'm seared with burning steel. --Rowe. [1913 Webster] It was in vain that the amiable divine tried to give salutary pain to that seared conscience. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] The discipline of war, being a discipline in destruction of life, is a discipline in callousness. Whatever sympathies exist are seared. --H. Spencer. [1913 Webster] Note: Sear is allied to scorch in signification; but it is applied primarily to animal flesh, and has special reference to the effect of heat in marking the surface hard. Scorch is applied to flesh, cloth, or any other substance, and has no reference to the effect of hardness. [1913 Webster] To sear up, to close by searing. “Cherish veins of good humor, and sear up those of ill.” --Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster]

Advertisement


Cari kata di:
Custom Search
Touch version | Android | Disclaimer