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  • 1 scorching — scórching s. m. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  scórching sm [At:DN3 / P: scórcing / Pl: ?/ E: engl.,fr. scorching] (În industria cauciucului) Ardere a amestecului de valţuri. Trimis de raduborza, 14.11.2005. Sursa:… …

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  • 2 Scorching — Scorch ing, a. 1. Burning; parching or shriveling with heat. [1913 Webster] 2. sufficiently hot to cause scorching. [PJC] {Scorch ing*ly}, adv. {Scorch ing*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 scorching — index bitter (penetrating) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 scorching — 1. mod. really hot; about to win something big. □ Let me roll again. I’m really scorching. □ Here comes a scorching runner! □ He says he’s scorching. Get out of his way. 2. mod. caustic. □ …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 5 scorching — [[t]skɔ͟ː(r)tʃɪŋ[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n (emphasis) Scorching or scorching hot weather or temperatures are very hot indeed. [INFORMAL] That race was run in scorching weather... It was a scorching hot day …

    English dictionary

  • 6 scorching — adjective extremely hot: scorching sun | scorching hot: a scorching hot day …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 scorching — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} adj. Scorching is used with these nouns: ↑heat, ↑summer, ↑sun, ↑sunlight {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} adv. Scorching is used with these adjectives: ↑hot …

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  • 8 scorching — scorch|ing [ˈsko:tʃıŋ US ˈsko:r ] adj, adv extremely hot ▪ the scorching desert heat ▪ It was a scorching hot day …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 scorching — adjective 1) the scorching July sun Syn: extremely hot, red hot, blazing, flaming, fiery, burning, blistering, searing, sweltering, torrid, broiling; informal boiling (hot), baking (hot), sizzling Ant …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 10 scorching — I adjective hot and dry enough to burn or parch a surface (Freq. 1) scorching heat • Similar to: ↑hot II adverb capable of causing burns it was scorching hot …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 11 Scorching — 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

  • 12 scorching — scorchingly, adv. /skawr ching/, adj. 1. burning; very hot. 2. caustic or scathing: a scorching denunciation. [1555 65; SCORCH + ING2] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 13 scorching — scorch|ing [ skɔrtʃıŋ ] adjective extremely hot: scorching temperatures/heat/weather …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 scorching — scorch·ing || skÉ”rtʃɪŋ / ɔːt adj. causing a slight burn; extremely hot skÉ”rtʃ /skɔːtʃ n. superficial burn, result of scorching; brown spot on a plant leaf which resembles a burn v. burn slightly; dry or parch with intense heat; be… …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 15 scorching — UK [ˈskɔː(r)tʃɪŋ] / US [ˈskɔrtʃɪŋ] adjective extremely hot scorching temperatures/heat/weather …

    English dictionary

  • 16 scorching — priešlaikinė vulkanizacija statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Gumos mišinio dalinė vulkanizacija, vykstanti paruošiamųjų operacijų metu. atitikmenys: angl. precuring; premature vulcanisation; prevulcanisation; scorching; undervulcanisation rus …

    Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 17 scorching — adjective Very hot …

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  • 18 scorching — Synonyms and related words: acerb, acerbate, acerbic, acid, acidic, acidulent, acidulous, acrid, acrimonious, ardent, baking, biting, bitter, blazing, blistering, boiling, branding, broiling, burning, burning hot, calcination, canicular,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 scorching — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Hot] Syn. fiery, searing, sweltering; see burning 1 , hot 1 . 2. [Harsh] Syn. caustic, derisive, curt; see sarcastic , scornful 1 , 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Marked by much heat: ardent, baking,… …

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  • 20 scorching — adj 1. burning, hot, fiery, flaming, sizzling, red hot, searing, roasting, broiling; sweltering, torrid, hellish, tropical. 2. scathing, caustic, vitriolic, mordant, trenchant, incisive, cutting, sharp; acrimonious, bitter, biting, harsh …

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