What does cauterise mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cauterize, cauterise, burn(verb)

    burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent

    "The surgeon cauterized the wart"

  2. callous, cauterize, cauterise(verb)

    make insensitive or callous; deaden feelings or morals


  1. cauterise(Verb)

    To burn, sear, or freeze tissue using a hot iron, electric current or a caustic agent.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cauterise

    kaw′tėr-īz, v.t. to burn with a caustic or a hot iron: (fig.) to sear.—ns. Cau′ter, Cau′tery, a burning with caustics or a hot iron: a burning iron or caustic used for burning tissue; Cauterisā′tion, Cau′terism. [Fr. cautériser—Low L. cauterizāre—Gr. kautēr, a hot iron—kai-ein, to burn.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cauterise in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cauterise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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