Definitions for scaldskɔld, skɑld

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scald(noun)

    a burn cause by hot liquid or steam

  2. scald(verb)

    the act of burning with steam or hot water

  3. blister, scald, whip(verb)

    subject to harsh criticism

    "The Senator blistered the administration in his speech on Friday"; "the professor scaled the students"; "your invectives scorched the community"

  4. scald(verb)

    treat with boiling water

    "scald tomatoes so that they can be peeled"

  5. scald(verb)

    heat to the boiling point

    "scald the milk"

  6. scald(verb)

    burn with a hot liquid or steam

    "She scalded her hands when she turned on the faucet and hot water came out"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scald(verb)

    to burn with hot liquid or steam; to pain or injure by contact with, or immersion in, any hot fluid; as, to scald the hand

  2. Scald(verb)

    to expose to a boiling or violent heat over a fire, or in hot water or other liquor; as, to scald milk or meat

  3. Scald(noun)

    a burn, or injury to the skin or flesh, by some hot liquid, or by steam

  4. Scald(adj)

    affected with the scab; scabby

  5. Scald(adj)

    scurvy; paltry; as, scald rhymers

  6. Scald(noun)

    scurf on the head. See Scall

  7. Scald(noun)

    one of the ancient Scandinavian poets and historiographers; a reciter and singer of heroic poems, eulogies, etc., among the Norsemen; more rarely, a bard of any of the ancient Teutonic tribes

  8. Origin: [OF. eschalder, eschauder, escauder, F. chauder, fr. L. excaldare; ex + caldus, calidus, warm, hot. See Ex, and Caldron.]


  1. Scald

    Scald are an extreme metal band based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. They are known for their progressive, idiosyncratic sound which takes in elements of metal, post-hardcore, doom, punk, grind and industrial electronica. The band have a cult following worldwide and successive releases and have garnered critical acclaim from alternative, punk and metal press; such as Terrorizer Magazine and Metal Maniacs. In the past associated with Code666, they are now on Midhir.

Anagrams for scald »

  1. Clads

  2. S.D. Cal.

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  • verbrühen, Verbrühung, brühenGerman
  • ζεματώGreek
  • quemadura, quemar, escaldadura, escaldarSpanish
  • ébouillanterFrench
  • leforrázHungarian
  • escaldarPortuguese
  • обжигать, обжечь, ошпарить, обваривать, ошпаривать, обваритьRussian
  • skållaSwedish

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