Definitions for scorchskɔrtʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scorch, singe(noun)

    a surface burn

  2. scorch(noun)

    a plant disease that produces a browning or scorched appearance of plant tissues

  3. scorch(verb)

    a discoloration caused by heat

  4. sear, scorch(verb)

    make very hot and dry

    "The heat scorched the countryside"

  5. scorch, sear, singe(verb)

    become superficially burned

    "my eyebrows singed when I bent over the flames"

  6. scorch(verb)

    destroy completely by or as if by fire

    "The wildfire scorched the forest and several homes"; "the invaders scorched the land"

  7. char, blacken, sear, scorch(verb)

    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"

  8. scorch(verb)

    become scorched or singed under intense heat or dry conditions

    "The exposed tree scorched in the hot sun"

Wiktionary

  1. scorch(Noun)

    A slight or surface burn.

  2. scorch(Noun)

    A discolouration caused by heat.

  3. scorch(Noun)

    Brown discoloration on the leaves of plants caused by heat, lack of water or by fungi.

  4. scorch(Verb)

    To burn the surface of something so as to discolour it

  5. scorch(Verb)

    To wither, parch or destroy something by heat or fire, especially to make land or buildings unusable to an enemy

  6. scorch(Verb)

    To become scorched or singed

  7. scorch(Verb)

    To move at high speed (so as to leave scorch marks on the ground)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scorch(verb)

    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

  2. Scorch(verb)

    to affect painfully with heat, or as with heat; to dry up with heat; to affect as by heat

  3. Scorch(verb)

    to burn; to destroy by, or as by, fire

  4. Scorch(verb)

    to be burnt on the surface; to be parched; to be dried up

  5. Scorch(verb)

    to burn or be burnt

  6. Origin: [OE. scorchen, probably akin to scorcnen; cf. Norw. skrokken shrunk up, skrekka, skrkka, to shrink, to become wrinkled up, dial. Sw. skrkkla to wrinkle (see Shrug); but perhaps influenced by OF. escorchier to strip the bark from, to flay, to skin, F. corcher, LL. excorticare; L. ex from + cortex, -icis, bark (cf. Cork); because the skin falls off when scorched.]

Freebase

  1. Scorch

    Scorch is a character appearing in DC Comics.


Translations for scorch

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ütməkAzerbaijani
  • chamuscarSpanish
  • kärventymä, paahtua, paahtaa, korventua, korventaa, kärventyä, kärventää, polttaaFinnish
  • bruletarIdo
  • bruciacchiatura, bruciacchiare, ardere, scottare, fare tabula rasa, bruciare, imbrunimento, incenerire, strinatura, bruciatura, scottarsi, incendiareItalian
  • 질주Korean
  • urereLatin
  • verschroeien, verzengen, schroeienDutch
  • przypiekaćPolish
  • спали́ть, выгора́ть, опаля́ть, обжига́ть, выжига́ть, опали́ться, пали́ть, вы́жечь, ожо́г, вы́гореть, опали́ть, опаля́ться, обже́чьRussian
  • brännaSwedish

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