Definitions for scaldskɔld, skɑld
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to burn with or as if with hot liquid or steam.
to subject to the action of boiling liquid or steam.
to heat to a temperature just short of the boiling point:
to scald milk.
to scald vegetables.
(v.i.)to become scalded.
(n.)a burn caused by the action of hot liquid or steam.
a browning of fruit or plant tissue caused by extreme heat or overexposure to the sun. a browning of fruit caused by a fungus or by improper conditions of growth or storage.
Category: Plant Pathology
Origin of scald:
1175–1225; ME (v.) < dial. OF escalder < LL excaldāre to wash in hot water = L ex- ex -1+ -caldāre
a burn cause by hot liquid or steam
the act of burning with steam or hot water
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"
treat with boiling water
"scald tomatoes so that they can be peeled"
heat to the boiling point
"scald the milk"
burn with a hot liquid or steam
"She scalded her hands when she turned on the faucet and hot water came out"
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
to expose to a boiling or violent heat over a fire, or in hot water or other liquor; as, to scald milk or meat
a burn, or injury to the skin or flesh, by some hot liquid, or by steam
affected with the scab; scabby
scurvy; paltry; as, scald rhymers
scurf on the head. See Scall
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
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.
Translations for scald
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to hurt with hot liquid or steam
He scalded his hand with boiling water.
- يَحْرِق بِماءٍ ساخِن، يَسْمطArabic
- escaldarPortuguese (BR)
- escaldar, quemar con agua calienteSpanish
- سوزاندن با آب يا مايع داغFarsi
- (ग्रम द्रव) में जलनाHindi
- ofuriti, opećiCroatian
- luka kena air mendidihIndonesian
- 화상을 입다Korean
- menyebabkan kulit melecurMalay
- skålde, sviNorwegian
- سوزاندن با آب يا مايع داغPersian
- په بړاس او سرو اوبلنو شيانو سوځيدل، ايشول، خوټول، سوځيدنهPashto
- a opăriRomanian
- popariti (se)Slovenian
- ošuriti seSerbian
- 燙傷Chinese (Trad.)
- обварювати, обшпарюватиUkrainian
- کھولتے پانی یا گرم بھاپ سے آبلے ڈالناUrdu
- làm bỏng, bị bỏngVietnamese
- 烫伤Chinese (Simp.)
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