scalding

  • 1 Scalding — may refer to:* Scald injury * Scalding (cooking) …

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  • 2 scalding — index caustic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 scalding — scald|ing [ˈsko:ldıŋ US ˈsko:l ] adj 1.) also scalding hot extremely hot ▪ a bowl of scalding water ▪ a cup of scalding hot tea 2.) literary scalding tears feel hot on your skin ▪ Scalding tears poured down her face …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 4 scalding — adjective Date: 13th century 1. hot enough to scald < scalding water > 2. a. having or producing the feeling of being burned < scalding sun > < scalding sand > b. scathing < scalding criticism > …

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  • 5 scalding — scald|ing [ skɔldıŋ ] adjective 1. ) very hot: scalding water/tea/coffee scalding hot: a scalding hot bath 2. ) FORMAL very severe: a scalding attack on the government s policies …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 6 scalding — [[t]skɔ͟ːldɪŋ[/t]] ADJ Scalding or scalding hot liquids are extremely hot. I tried to sip the tea but it was scalding. ...scalding hot water …

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  • 7 scalding — UK [ˈskɔːldɪŋ] / US [ˈskɔldɪŋ] adjective 1) very hot scalding water/tea/coffee scalding hot: a scalding hot bath 2) formal very severe a scalding attack on the government s policies …

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  • 8 scalding — scald·ing (skôlʹdĭng) adj. 1. Causing a burning sensation, as from contact with hot liquid. 2. Boiling: scalding water. 3. Scorching; searing: scalding sunlight. 4. Harshly critical or denunciatory; scathing: a scalding review of the play.  … …

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  • 9 Scalding — Scald Scald, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scalded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scalding}.] [OF. eschalder, eschauder, escauder, F. [ e]chauder, fr. L. excaldare; ex + caldus, calidus, warm, hot. See {Ex}, and {Caldron}.] 1. To burn with hot liquid or steam; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 scalding — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} adj. Scalding is used with these nouns: ↑tea {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} adv. Scalding is used with these adjectives: ↑hot …

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  • 11 scalding — adjective 1 extremely hot: a cup of scalding tea 2 scalding criticism is very severe …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 scalding — 1. adjective Hot enough to burn. 2. noun An instance of scalding; a burn …

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  • 13 scalding — /ˈskɔldɪŋ/ (say skawlding) adjective 1. hot enough to scald. 2. bitter and crushing: a scalding reply …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 14 scalding — A burning pain on urinating …

    Medical dictionary

  • 15 scalding — Synonyms and related words: ardent, baking, blistering, boiling, broiling, burning, burning hot, canicular, ebullient, feverish, fiery, flushed, grilling, heated, hot, hot as fire, hot as hell, like a furnace, like an oven, overheated, overwarm,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16 scalding — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Marked by much heat: ardent, baking, blistering, boiling, broiling, burning, fiery, heated, hot, red hot, roasting, scorching, searing, sizzling, sultry, sweltering, torrid. See HOT …

    English dictionary for students

  • 17 scalding — adj. == hot. Ps. lxxxii. 10 …

    Oldest English Words

  • 18 scalding — adj. burning, scorching; hot enough to scald; biting, scathing skɔːld n. burn caused by boiling liquid or steam v. burn with hot liquid or steam; treat with or cover with boiling liquid or steam; heat to a temperature just below the boiling… …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 scalding — scald·ing …

    English syllables

  • 20 scalding — [ˈskɔːldɪŋ] adj very hot …

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