What does scorching mean?

Definitions for scorching
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word scorching.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. scorching(adverb)

    hot and dry enough to burn or parch a surface

    "scorching heat"

  2. scorching(adverb)

    capable of causing burns

    "it was scorching hot"

GCIDE

  1. Scorching(a.)

    sufficiently hot to cause scorching.

Wiktionary

  1. scorching(Adjective)

    Very hot.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scorching

    of Scorch

  2. Scorching(adj)

    burning; parching or shriveling with heat

Etymology and Origins

  1. Scorching

    A bicycling term which, curiously enough, only came into vogue after the possibility of realising it had been removed. In the days of the old “Bone-shaker,” before rubber tyres were heard of, there would have been great likelihood of setting the wooden machine on fire by furious riding on the part of an expert.

How to pronounce scorching?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say scorching in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scorching in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scorching in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of scorching in a Sentence

  1. Edgar Allan Poe, Tamerlane, Part II:

    Scorching my seared heart with a pain, not hell shall make me fear again.

  2. Dave Button:

    Almost 90 percent of my responses were negative, very scorching. We are definitely reconsidering our involvement.

  3. Bouma Ibrahim:

    This water supply project, I believe, is the answer to our prayers to Allah because our women and girls, whose role it is to fetch water, had to travel long distances under the scorching heat of the sun in search of water. This is behind us now.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    A Beautiful and Perfect thing is neither Beautiful nor Perfect at its outset. Beauty & Perfection are attained with enormous Efforts and extraordinary Endurance over time. Only after withstanding tremondous pressure and scorching heat for countless years, a Coal is able to transform into a beautiful sparkling Diamond. Always strive to be that dazzling Diamond, and never settle for anything less in Life.

Images & Illustrations of scorching

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