Definition of 'scald'
Example sentences containing 'scald'
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He suffered first degree burns as the scalding liquid tipped down his front. The Sun (2006)Heat gently until the cream reaches scalding point. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Try to avoid scalding yourself with hot caramel. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She poured me a cup of scalding coffee. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Heat to scalding point, then remove from the heat and leave to infuse until cold. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Bring the milk and cream to scalding point in a pan, then remove from the heat. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was bitter and scalding, hot enough to numb the tip of his tongue. Tommy's Honour: The Extraordinary Story of Golf's Founding Father and Son (2007)Upon being asked, he insisted that pouring the milk after the tea avoided any scalding of the milk. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Ditch scalding showers and baths. The Sun (2013)He drinks his coffee scalding and keeps his scarf on indoors, as though he is ready to slip out at any moment. Times, Sunday Times (2015)To make: Bring milk to scalding point in a pan over a medium heat. The Sun (2015)Slowly bring up to scalding point, then remove from the heat and leave to infuse for 30 minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'scald'
British English: scald VERB
If you scald yourself, you burn yourself with very hot liquid or steam.
A patient scalded herself in a hot bath.
British English: scald NOUN
A scald is a burn caused by very hot liquid or steam.
Scalds, burns, and poisoning can all be life-threatening.
Definition of scald from the Collins English Dictionary
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