adjective Date: 1566 parched or discolored by scorching

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  • Scorched — steht für: den englischen Originaltitel des Spielfilms Abgezockt! Scorched Earth, ein Computerspiel Scorched 3D, eine moderne Variante des Computerspiels Scorched Earth Diese Seite ist eine Beg …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • scorched — [ skɔrtʃt ] adjective 1. ) burned on the surface: scorched airplane wreckage 2. ) a scorched plant is dead or dying from disease, lack of water, or extreme heat: scorched grasslands …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • scorched — scorched; un·scorched; …   English syllables

  • Scorched — Scorch Scorch (sk[^o]rch), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scorched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scorching}.] [OE. scorchen, probably akin to scorcnen; cf. Norw. skrokken shrunk up, skrekka, skr[ o]kka, to shrink, to become wrinkled up, dial. Sw. skr[*a]kkla to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scorched — UK [skɔː(r)tʃt] / US [skɔrtʃt] adjective 1) burnt on the surface scorched plane wreckage 2) a scorched plant is dead or dying from disease, lack of water, or extreme heat scorched grasslands …   English dictionary

  • scorched — 1. mod. alcohol or drug intoxicated. □ Who wants to go out and get scorched? □ How can anybody get so scorched on four beers? 2. AND singed[smd3d] mod. having to do with hair burned while smoking marijuana. (Collegiate.) □ Guess who scorched… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • scorched — adjective 1. dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight (Freq. 1) a vast desert all adust land lying baked in the heat parched soil the earth was scorched and bare sunbaked salt flats • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • scorched — adj. Scorched is used with these nouns: ↑earth …   Collocations dictionary

  • scorched — adjective Dried, damaged or burnt by exposure to sunlight or heat …   Wiktionary

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