Burn+superficially

  • 1burn — verb 1) the shed was burning Syn: be on fire, be alight, be ablaze, blaze, go up, go up in smoke, be in flames, be aflame; smolder, glow 2) he burned the letters Syn: set fire to, se …

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  • 2singe — [sinj] vt. singed, singeing [ME sengen < OE sengan, akin to Ger sengen < IE base * senk , to burn, dry out > OSlav isočiti, to dry, sǫcilo, oven] 1. to burn superficially or slightly 2. to expose (the carcass of an animal or fowl) to… …

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  • 3singe — [c]/sɪndʒ / (say sinj) verb (singed, singeing) –verb (t) 1. to burn superficially. 2. to burn the ends or projections of (hair, etc.). 3. to subject to flame in order to remove hair, etc. –verb (i) 4. to burn slightly; scorch. –noun 5. a… …

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  • 4singe — v. & n. v. (singeing) 1 tr. & intr. burn superficially or lightly. 2 tr. burn the bristles or down off (the carcass of a pig or fowl) to prepare it for cooking. 3 tr. burn off the tips of (the hair) in hairdressing. n. a superficial burn. Phrases …

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  • 5singe — singeingly, adv. /sinj/, v., singed, singeing, n. v.t. 1. to burn superficially or slightly; scorch. 2. to burn the ends, projections, nap, or the like, of (hair, cloth, etc.). 3. to subject (the carcass of an animal or bird) to flame in order to …

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  • 6singe — [[t]sɪndʒ[/t]] v. singed, singe•ing, n. 1) to burn superficially or slightly; scorch 2) to burn the ends, nap, or the like, of (hair, cloth, etc.) 3) to subject (a carcass) to flame in order to remove hair, bristles, feathers, etc 4) a… …

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  • 7Scorch — (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 wrinkle (see… …

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  • 8Scorched — 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… …

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  • 9Scorching — 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… …

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  • 10singe — I. transitive verb (singed; singeing) Etymology: Middle English sengen, from Old English sæncgan, sengan; akin to Old High German bisengan to singe, Old Church Slavic isęknǫti to dry up Date: before 12th century to burn superficially or lightly ; …

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  • 11scorch — v. a. 1. Burn superficially, singe, char, roast, parch, shrivel. 2. Burn, blister …

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  • 12List of birds of Ontario — This list of Ontario birds is a listing of all the bird species seen naturally in the Canadian province of Ontario as determined by the Ontario Bird Records Committee (OBRC). There are, as of 2008, 478 species on this list, 291 of which are known …

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  • 13Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …

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  • 14Shuttle-Derived Launch Vehicle — The Shuttle Derived Launch Vehicle, or simply Shuttle Derived Vehicle (SDV), is a term describing one of a wide array of concepts that have been developed for creating space launch vehicles from the components, technology and/or infrastructure of …

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  • 15Incense — Burning incense Incense (from Latin: incendere, to burn )[1] is composed of aromatic biotic materials, which release fragrant smoke when burned. The term incense refers to the substance itself, rather than to the odor that it produces. It is used …

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  • 16List of cutaneous conditions — This is an incomplete list, which may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries. See also: Cutaneous conditions, Category:Cutaneous conditions, and ICD 10… …

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  • 17Hand grenade — M67 fragmentation grenade, a widely used modern hand grenade. A hand grenade is any small bomb that can be thrown by hand. Hand grenades are classified into three categories, explosive grenades, chemical and gas grenades.[1] Explosive grenades… …

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  • 18Acupuncture — Intervention Needles being inserted into a patient s skin. ICD 10 PCS 8E0H30Z …

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  • 19literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 20Casualty@Holby City Halloween 2005 — Infobox Television episode Title =Teacher s Pet/Crash and Burn Series =Casualty Caption =Comfort s ambulance is hijacked by youths Season =20 Episode =9a/b Airdate =24 October 2005 part a 25 October 2005 part b Production =504 Writer =Jason… …

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