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Princeton's WordNet

  1. searingadjective

    severely critical

Wiktionary

  1. searingnoun

    action of the verb to sear

  2. searingnoun

    cooking food quickly at high temperature

  3. searingadjective

    very hot; blistering or boiling

  4. searingadjective

    having a sensation of intense sudden heat

Webster Dictionary

  1. Searing

    of Sear

Freebase

  1. Searing

    Searing is a technique used in grilling, baking, braising, roasting, sautéing, etc., in which the surface of the food is cooked at high temperature so a caramelized crust forms. Similar techniques, browning and blackening, are typically used to sear all sides of a particular piece of meat, fish, poultry, etc. before finishing it in the oven. To obtain the desired brown or black crust, the meat surface must exceed 150 °C, so searing requires the meat surface be free of water, which boils at around 100 °C. Although often said to "lock in the moisture" or "seal in the juices", searing has been demonstrated to result in a greater net loss of moisture versus cooking to the same internal temperature without first searing. Nonetheless, it remains an essential technique in cooking meat for several reasons: ⁕The browning creates desirable flavors through caramelization and the Maillard reaction. ⁕The appearance of the food is usually improved with a well-browned crust. ⁕The contrast in taste and texture between the crust and the interior makes the food more interesting to the palate. Typically in grilling, the food will be seared over very high heat and then moved to a lower-temperature area of the grill to finish cooking. In braising, the seared surface acts to flavor, color and otherwise enrich the liquid in which the food is being cooked.

Anagrams for searing »

  1. Angries, earings, erasing, gainers, inrages, regains, regians

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of searing in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of searing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of searing in a Sentence

  1. Marianne Baker:

    In all my years working for Senator Joe Biden, I never once witnessed, or heard of, or received, any reports of inappropriate conduct, period -- not from Ms. Tara Reade, not from anyone. I have absolutely no knowledge or memory of Ms. Reade's accounting of events, which would have left a searing impression on me as a woman professional, and as a manager, these clearly false allegations are in complete contradiction to both the inner workings of our Senate office and to the man I know and worked so closely with for almost two decades.

  2. Al Hussein:

    The scale and types of sexual violence - primarily by Government SPLA forces and affiliated militia – are described in searing, devastating detail, as is the almost casual, yet calculated, attitude of those slaughtering civilians and destroying property and livelihoods.

  3. Uma Thurman:

    The steering wheel was at my belly and my legs were jammed under me, i felt this searing pain and thought, ‘ Oh my God, I ’m never going to walk again. ’.

  4. Marianne Baker:

    In all my years working for Senator Biden, I never once witnessed, or heard of, or received, any reports of inappropriate conduct, period -- not from Ms. Reade, not from anyone. I have absolutely no knowledge or memory of Ms. Reade's accounting of events, which would have left a searing impression on me as a woman professional, and as a manager, these clearly false allegations are in complete contradiction to both the inner workings of our Senate office and to the man I know and worked so closely with for almost two decades.

  5. Mitch McConnell:

    Known for his searing intellect, fiercely competitive spirit, and quick wit, John Heyburn untangled countless legal knots and delivered sweeping legal opinions on cases of incredible complexity.

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