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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: scorch (0.01118 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to scorch.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: scorch menghanguskan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: scorch scorch n 1: a surface burn [syn: singe] 2: a plant disease that produces a browning or scorched appearance of plant tissues 3: a discoloration caused by heat v 1: make very hot and dry; “The heat scorched the countryside” [syn: sear] 2: become superficially burned; “my eyebrows singed when I bent over the flames” [syn: sear, singe] 3: destroy completely by or as if by fire; “The wildfire scorched the forest and several homes”; “the invaders scorched the land” 4: burn slightly and superficially so as to affect color; “The cook blackened the chicken breast”; “The fire charred the ceiling above the mantelpiece”; “the flames scorched the ceiling” [syn: char, blacken] 5: become scorched or singed under intense heat or dry conditions; “The exposed tree scorched in the hot sun”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Scorch Scorch \Scorch\ (sk[^o]rch), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scorched; p. pr. & vb. n. Scorching.] [OE. scorchen, probably akin to scorcnen; cf. Norw. skrokken shrunk up, skrekka, skr["o]kka, to shrink, to become wrinkled up, dial. Sw. skr[*a]kkla to wrinkle (see Shrug); but perhaps influenced by OF. escorchier to strip the bark from, to flay, to skin, F. ['e]corcher, LL. excorticare; L. ex from + cortex, -icis, bark (cf. Cork); because the skin falls off when scorched.] 1. To burn superficially; to parch, or shrivel, the surface of, by heat; to subject to so much heat as changes color and texture without consuming; as, to scorch linen. [1913 Webster] Summer drouth or sing[`e]d air Never scorch thy tresses fair. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To affect painfully with heat, or as with heat; to dry up with heat; to affect as by heat. [1913 Webster] Lashed by mad rage, and scorched by brutal fires. --Prior. [1913 Webster] 3. To burn; to destroy by, or as by, fire. [1913 Webster] Power was given unto him to scorch men with fire. --Rev. xvi. 8. [1913 Webster] The fire that scorches me to death. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Scorch \Scorch\, v. i. 1. To be burnt on the surface; to be parched; to be dried up. [1913 Webster] Scatter a little mungy straw or fern amongst your seedlings, to prevent the roots from scorching. --Mortimer. [1913 Webster] 2. To burn or be burnt. [1913 Webster] He laid his long forefinger on the scarlet letter, which forthwith seemed to scorch into Hester's breast, as if it had been red hot. --Hawthorne. [1913 Webster] 3. To ride or drive at great, usually at excessive, speed; -- applied chiefly to automobilists and bicyclists. [Colloq.] -- Scorch"er, n. [Colloq.]

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