searing

See also: Searing

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

 
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AdjectiveEdit

searing

  1. very hot; blistering or boiling
    • 1961 February, “Talking of Trains: Phase II units in service”, in Trains Illustrated, page 69:
      Another source of discontent with the Phase I stock has been obviated by relocation of the interior heating elements and the introduction of thermostatic control; this has eradicated the searing blasts of hot air passengers used to feel about their calves [...].
  2. (of a pain) having a sensation of intense sudden heat

NounEdit

searing (plural searings)

  1. action of the verb to sear
    • he was raw with the searings of the fire
    • 1970, Ebony (volume 25, number 10, August 1970, page 156)
      It was the time of new searings of black identity deep within the psyche of the black community.
  2. cooking food quickly at high temperature

VerbEdit

searing

  1. present participle of sear

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