HyperDic: scald

English > 6 senses of the word scald:
VERBcommunicationscald, blister, whipsubject to harsh criticism
changescaldtreat with boiling water
changescaldheat to the boiling point
changescaldburn with a hot liquid / liquid or steam
NOUNstatescalda burn cause by hot liquid / liquid or steam
actscaldthe act of burning with steam or hot water
scald > pronunciation
Soundsskao'ld
Rhymesappalled ... so-called: 8 rhymes with aold...
English > scald: 6 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA burn cause by hot liquid / liquid or steam.
BroaderburnAn injury caused by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation
Spanishescaldadura
Verbsscaldburn with a hot liquid / liquid or steam
English > scald: 6 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of burning with steam or hot water.
Broaderburndamage inflicted by fire
Spanishescaldadura
Catalanescaldada
Verbsscaldburn with a hot liquid / liquid or steam
English > scald: 6 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningsubject to harsh criticism.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsblister, whip
Broaderattack, round, assail, lash out, snipe, assaultattack in speech or writing
Spanishampollar, azotar, fustigar
English > scald: 6 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningtreat with boiling water.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"scald tomatoes so that they can be peeled"
Broaderprocess, treatsubject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition
English > scald: 6 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningheat to the boiling point.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"scald the milk"
Broaderheat, heat upmake hot or hotter
Spanishescaldar
English > scald: 6 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningBurn with a hot liquid / liquid or steam.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"She scalded her hands when she turned on the faucet and hot water came out"
BroaderburnBurn with heat, fire, or radiation
Spanishescaldarse, escaldar, quemar
Catalanescaldar-se, escaldar
Nounsscaldthe act of burning with steam or hot water
scalda burn cause by hot liquid / liquid or steam

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