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Found 3 items, similar to scorching.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: scorch menghanguskan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: scorching scorching adj : hot and dry enough to burn or parch a surface; “scorching heat” adv : capable of causing burns; “it was scorching hot”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Scorching 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] Scorching \Scorch"ing\, a. 1. Burning; parching or shriveling with heat. [1913 Webster] 2. sufficiently hot to cause scorching. [PJC] -- Scorch"ing*ly, adv. -- Scorch"ing*ness, n. [1913 Webster]


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