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Definitions for scorching
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scorchingadverb

    hot and dry enough to burn or parch a surface

    "scorching heat"

  2. scorchingadverb

    capable of causing burns

    "it was scorching hot"

GCIDE

  1. Scorchingadjective

    sufficiently hot to cause scorching.

Wiktionary

  1. scorchingadjective

    Very hot.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scorching

    of Scorch

  2. Scorchingadjective

    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.

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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. Jennifer Burt:

    Compared to most transiting planets detected thus far, which often have scorching temperatures in the many hundreds or thousands of degrees, TOI-1231 b is positively frigid.

  2. Dave Button:

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

  3. 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.

  4. Edgar Allan Poe, Tamerlane, Part II:

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

  5. António Guterres:

    The climate alarm bells are also ringing at fever pitch, the recent report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was a code red for humanity. We see the warning signs in every continent and region -- scorching temperatures, shocking biodiversity loss, polluted air, water and natural spaces.

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