scorch

  • 1 Scorch — may refer to:*Scorch, a Beanie Baby toy: a dragon with iridescent wings and lavender fur *Scorch, the boss of the Evening Lake world in the video game *RC 1262 Scorch , a character in the video game Star Wars: Republic Commando *Scorch, a… …

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  • 2 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 wrinkle (see… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Scorch — Scorch, v. i. 1. To be burnt on the surface; to be parched; to be dried up. [1913 Webster] Scatter a little mungy straw or fern amongst your seedlings, to prevent the roots from scorching. Mortimer. [1913 Webster] 2. To burn or be burnt. [1913… …

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  • 4 Scorch — est un groupe français de Fusion Metal Hardcore, originaire de Montpellier. Scorch se forme en 1996 Après un premier album Silence en 2003 et un EP en 2005, le groupe s’est forgé une solide expérience scénique avec plus de 150 concerts un peu… …

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  • 5 scorch — scorch·er; scorch; scorch·ing·ly; …

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  • 6 scorch — index burn, deflagrate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 7 scorch — c.1200, perhaps from O.N. skorpna to be shriveled, cognate with O.E. scrimman to shrink, dry up. Or perhaps from O.Fr. escorchier to strip off the skin, from V.L. excorticare to flay, from ex + L. cortex (gen. corticis) cork; but OED finds this… …

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  • 8 scorch — vb *burn, char, sear, singe Analogous words: *wither, shrivel …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 scorch — [v] burn bake, blacken, blister, broil, char, cook, melt, parch, roast, scald, sear, seethe, shrivel, simmer, singe, stale, stew, swelter, wither; concepts 249,255 Ant. freeze …

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  • 10 scorch — ► VERB 1) burn or become burnt on the surface or edges. 2) (scorched) dried out and withered as a result of extreme heat. 3) informal move very fast: a car scorching along the motorway. ► NOUN ▪ the burning or charring of the surface of something …

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  • 11 scorch — [skôrch] vt. [ME scorchen < ? Scand, as in ON scorpna, to shrivel (< IE * (s)kerb(h) : see SHARP): sp. prob. infl. by OFr escorcher, to flay] 1. a) to char, discolor, or damage the surface of by superficial burning b) to parch, shrivel, or… …

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  • 12 scorch|er — «SKR chuhr», noun. 1. a person or thing that scorches. 2. Informal. a very hot day. 3. Informal, Figurative. a person who drives or rides very fast. 4. Informal, Figurative. a scathing rebuke; withering criticism …

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  • 13 scorch — scorch1 [sko:tʃ US sko:rtʃ] v [Date: 1100 1200; Origin: Probably from a Scandinavian language] 1.) [I and T] if you scorch something, or if it scorches, its surface burns slightly and changes colour ▪ The walls had been blackened and scorched by… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 scorch — scorch1 [ skɔrtʃ ] verb 1. ) intransitive or transitive if you scorch something or it scorches, it burns enough to change color or be damaged on the surface: The forest fire was contained after scorching some ten thousand acres. Who scorched this …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 scorch — [[t]skɔ͟ː(r)tʃ[/t]] scorches, scorching, scorched 1) VERB To scorch something means to burn it slightly. [V n] The bomb scorched the side of the building. Derived words: scorched ADJ GRADED ...scorched black earth. 2) V ERG If something …

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  • 16 scorch — UK [skɔː(r)tʃ] / US [skɔrtʃ] verb Word forms scorch : present tense I/you/we/they scorch he/she/it scorches present participle scorching past tense scorched past participle scorched 1) [intransitive/transitive] if you scorch something, or if it… …

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  • 17 Scorch — Scorched Earth Разработчик Уэнделл Хикен Издатель Уэнделл Хикен Дата выпуска 1991 Платформы …

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  • 18 scorch — /skawrch/, v.t. 1. to affect the color, taste, etc., of by burning slightly: The collar of the shirt was yellow where the iron had scorched it. 2. to parch or shrivel with heat: The sun scorched the grass. 3. to criticize severely. 4. Mach. burn1 …

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  • 19 scorch — adj. Scorch is used with these nouns: ↑mark …

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  • 20 scorch — 1 verb 1 (I, T) if you scorch something, or if it scorches, its surface burns slightly and changes colour: The walls had been blackened and scorched by the fire. | I scorched my new shirt with the iron. 2 (T) if strong heat scorches plants, it… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English