scald

  • 1 scald — ● scald nom masculin (anglais scald, de to scald, échauder) Maladie physiologique des pommes et des poires, au cours de la conservation, caractérisée par le brunissement de l épiderme et de la chair. ● scald (synonymes) nom masculin (anglais… …

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  • 2 Scald — Scald, a. [For scalled. See {Scall}.] 1. Affected with the scab; scabby. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Scurvy; paltry; as, scald rhymers. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] {Scald crow} (Zo[ o]l.), the hooded crow. [Ireland] {Scald head} (Med.), a name… …

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  • 3 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 pain or… …

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  • 4 scald — SCALD, scalzi, s.m. Nume dat vechilor poeţi nordici, mai ales islandezi. – Din fr. scalde. Trimis de IoanSoleriu, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  scald s. m., pl. scalzi Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  SCALD s.m. Nume al… …

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  • 5 scald — scald; scald·er; scald·ing; semi·scald; …

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  • 6 Scald — Scald, n. A burn, or injury to the skin or flesh, by some hot liquid, or by steam. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 Scald — Scald, n. Scurf on the head. See {Scall}. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 Scald — (sk[a^]ld or sk[add]ld; 277), n. [Icel. sk[=a]ld.] One of the ancient Scandinavian poets and historiographers; a reciter and singer of heroic poems, eulogies, etc., among the Norsemen; more rarely, a bard of any of the ancient Teutonic tribes.… …

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  • 9 scald — (v.) early 13c., from O.N.Fr. escalder (O.Fr. eschalder, Fr. échauder) to scald, from L.L. excaldare bathe in hot water, from L. ex off + calidus hot (see calorie). Related: Scalded; scalding …

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  • 10 scald — index burn Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 11 scald — ► VERB 1) injure with very hot liquid or steam. 2) heat (a liquid) to near boiling point. 3) immerse briefly in boiling water. ► NOUN ▪ a burn or other injury caused by hot liquid or steam. ● like a scalded cat Cf. ↑like …

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  • 12 scald — scald1 [skôld, skäld] vt. [ME scalden < NormFr escalder, for OFr eschalder < LL excaldare, to wash in warm water < L ex , intens. + calidus, hot, akin to calere, to be warm: see CALORIE] 1. to burn or injure with hot liquid or steam 2.… …

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  • 13 scald|ic — «SKL dihk, SKAHL », adjective. = skaldic. (Cf. ↑skaldic) …

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  • 14 scald — I UK [skɔːld] / US [skɔld] verb [transitive] Word forms scald : present tense I/you/we/they scald he/she/it scalds present participle scalding past tense scalded past participle scalded 1) to burn your skin with very hot liquid or steam The… …

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  • 15 scald — I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French *escalder, eschauder, from Late Latin excaldare to wash in warm water, from Latin ex + calida, calda warm water, from feminine of calidus warm, from calēre to be warm more at lee Date: 13th… …

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  • 16 scald — scald1 [ skɔld ] verb transitive 1. ) to burn your skin with very hot liquid or steam: One Christmas her mother had scalded herself with the turkey fat. 2. ) to heat milk until it is almost boiling 3. ) LITERARY if tears scald your eyes, your… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 scald — I [[t]skɔld[/t]] v. t. 1) to burn with or as if with hot liquid or steam 2) to subject to the action of boiling liquid or steam 3) to heat to a temperature just short of the boiling point: to scald milk[/ex] 4) to parboil: to scald… …

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  • 18 Scald — A scald is a type of burn injury caused by hot liquids or gases. It can also refer to: *Scalding milk, heating it to just below its boiling point *Scald (band), a band from IrelandDistinguish from*Skald …

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  • 19 scald — scald1 /skawld/, v.t. 1. to burn or affect painfully with or as if with hot liquid or steam. 2. to subject to the action of boiling or hot liquid. 3. to heat to a temperature just short of the boiling point: to scald milk. 4. to parboil or blanch …

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  • 20 scald — 1. To burn by contact with a hot liquid or steam. 2. The lesion resulting from such contact. [L. excaldo, to wash in hot water] * * * scald skȯld vt to burn with hot liquid or steam scald n an injury to …

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