from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Very hot.
- v. Present participle of scorch.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Burning; parching or shriveling with heat.
- adj. sufficiently hot to cause scorching.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In metal-working, the process of roughing out tools on a dry grindstone before they are hardened and tempered. It is so called from the great heat produced.
- Burning; torrid; very hot.
- Causing a sensation as of burning; stinging; hence, figuratively, bitterly sarcastic or upbraiding; caustic: scathing.
- n. Fast riding on a bicycle or in a motor-car.
- n. The injury caused to tender bark or leaves of plants by excessive heat of the sun. See firing, 7.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. capable of causing burns
- adj. hot and dry enough to burn or parch a surface
Sorry, no etymologies found.