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scald 1

 (skôld)
tr.v. scald·ed, scald·ing, scalds
1.
a. To burn (a person, for example) with hot liquid or steam.
b. To subject to or treat with boiling water: scalded the hide to remove the hair; scalded and peeled the tomatoes.
c. To heat (a liquid, such as milk) almost to the boiling point.
2. To affect with a sensation similar to that caused by hot liquid on the skin: Tears scalded his eyes.
3.
a. To cause great emotional pain to: The remarks scalded her heart.
b. To criticize harshly; excoriate: an article scalding the administration for incompetence.
n.
1. A body injury caused by scalding.
2. A discoloration of leaves or stored fruit caused by any of various factors, such as exposure to intense light, oxidation, or infection with certain bacteria and fungi.

[Middle English scalden, from Old North French escalder, from Late Latin excaldāre, to wash in hot water : Latin ex-, ex- + Latin calidus, caldus, warm, hot; see kelə- in Indo-European roots.]

scald 2

 (skôld, skäld)
n.
Variant of skald.

scald 3

 (skôld, skäld)
n.
Variant of scall.

scald

(skɔːld)
vb
1. to burn or be burnt with or as if with hot liquid or steam
2. (tr) to subject to the action of boiling water, esp so as to sterilize
3. (tr) to heat (a liquid) almost to boiling point
4. (Cookery) (tr) to plunge (tomatoes, peaches, etc) into boiling water briefly in order to skin them more easily
n
5. the act or result of scalding
6. (Plant Pathology) an abnormal condition in plants, characterized by discoloration and wrinkling of the skin of the fruits, caused by exposure to excessive sunlight, gases, etc
[C13: via Old Norman French from Late Latin excaldāre to wash in warm water, from calida (aqua) warm (water), from calēre to be warm]
ˈscalder n

scald

(skɔːld)
n
(Music, other) a variant spelling of skald

scald

(skɔːld)
adj
(Physiology) scabby
n
(Pathology) a scab or a skin disease producing scabs
[C16: from scall]

scald1

(skɔld)

v.t.
1. to burn with or as if with hot liquid or steam.
2. to subject to the action of boiling liquid or steam.
3. to heat to a temperature just short of the boiling point: to scald milk.
4. to parboil: to scald vegetables.
v.i.
5. to become scalded.
n.
6. a burn caused by the action of hot liquid or steam.
7.
a. a browning of fruit or plant tissue caused by extreme heat or overexposure to the sun.
b. a browning of fruit caused by a fungus or by improper conditions of growth or storage.
[1175–1225; Middle English (v.) < dial. Old French escalder < Late Latin excaldāre to wash in hot water = Latin ex- ex-1 + -caldāre]

scald2

(skɔld, skɑld)

n.

scald


Past participle: scalded
Gerund: scalding

Imperative
scald
scald
Present
I scald
you scald
he/she/it scalds
we scald
you scald
they scald
Preterite
I scalded
you scalded
he/she/it scalded
we scalded
you scalded
they scalded
Present Continuous
I am scalding
you are scalding
he/she/it is scalding
we are scalding
you are scalding
they are scalding
Present Perfect
I have scalded
you have scalded
he/she/it has scalded
we have scalded
you have scalded
they have scalded
Past Continuous
I was scalding
you were scalding
he/she/it was scalding
we were scalding
you were scalding
they were scalding
Past Perfect
I had scalded
you had scalded
he/she/it had scalded
we had scalded
you had scalded
they had scalded
Future
I will scald
you will scald
he/she/it will scald
we will scald
you will scald
they will scald
Future Perfect
I will have scalded
you will have scalded
he/she/it will have scalded
we will have scalded
you will have scalded
they will have scalded
Future Continuous
I will be scalding
you will be scalding
he/she/it will be scalding
we will be scalding
you will be scalding
they will be scalding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been scalding
you have been scalding
he/she/it has been scalding
we have been scalding
you have been scalding
they have been scalding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been scalding
you will have been scalding
he/she/it will have been scalding
we will have been scalding
you will have been scalding
they will have been scalding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been scalding
you had been scalding
he/she/it had been scalding
we had been scalding
you had been scalding
they had been scalding
Conditional
I would scald
you would scald
he/she/it would scald
we would scald
you would scald
they would scald
Past Conditional
I would have scalded
you would have scalded
he/she/it would have scalded
we would have scalded
you would have scalded
they would have scalded

scald

1. To pour boiling water over something.
2. To heat milk until it begins to bubble and rise.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scald - a burn cause by hot liquid or steam
burn - an injury caused by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation
2.scald - the act of burning with steam or hot water
burn - damage inflicted by fire
Verb1.scald - subject to harsh criticismscald - subject to harsh criticism; "The Senator blistered the administration in his speech on Friday"; "the professor scaled the students"; "your invectives scorched the community"
lash out, attack, snipe, assail, assault, round - attack in speech or writing; "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker"
2.scald - treat with boiling water; "scald tomatoes so that they can be peeled"
process, treat - subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition; "process cheese"; "process hair"; "treat the water so it can be drunk"; "treat the lawn with chemicals" ; "treat an oil spill"
3.scald - heat to the boiling point; "scald the milk"
heat, heat up - make hot or hotter; "the sun heats the oceans"; "heat the water on the stove"
4.scald - burn with a hot liquid or steam; "She scalded her hands when she turned on the faucet and hot water came out"
burn - burn with heat, fire, or radiation; "The iron burnt a hole in my dress"
Translations
سَمْط الجِلْد بالماء السّاخِنيَحْرِق بِماءٍ ساخِن، يَسْمطيُسَخِّن
opařeníopařitzahřát pod bod varu
forbrændingskolde
felforralforrázforrázásleforráz
brennabrunasárhita aî suîumarki
nuplikytinusiplikymasnusiplikytiužplikyti
applaucējumsapplaucētblanšēt
oparenieopariťzohriať pod bod varu
opeklinapopariti se
haşlamakhaşlanma yarasıkaynama noktasına kadar ısıtmak

scald

[skɔːld]
A. Nescaldadura f
B. VT (gen) → escaldar; [+ milk] → calentar
to run like a scalded cat (Brit) → correr como gato escaldado, correr como alma que lleva el diablo

scald

[ˈskɔːld]
nbrûlure f

scald

nVerbrühung f
vt
oneself, skin etcverbrühen; he was scalded to deather erlitt tödliche Verbrennungen; like a scalded cat (Brit) → wie von der Tarantel gestochen
instruments, vegetablesabbrühen; milkabkochen

scald

[skɔːld]
1. nscottatura
2. vt (gen) → scottare (Culin) (milk) → sbollentare; (sterilize) → sterilizzare

scald

(skoːld) verb
1. to hurt with hot liquid or steam. He scalded his hand with boiling water.
2. in cooking, to heat (eg milk) to just below boiling-point.
noun
a hurt caused by hot liquid or steam.
ˈscalding adjective
(of a liquid) hot enough to scald.

scald

n. escaldadura, quemadura de la piel causada por vapor o por un líquido caliente;
v. lavar en agua hirviendo, quemar con un líquido caliente.

scald

n escaldadura; vt escaldar; to — oneself escaldarse
References in classic literature ?
Would you wish me to shave my head and black my face, or disfigure myself with a burn, or a scald, or something of that sort?
Clare's revived thoughts of his father prevented his noticing her particularly; and so they went on down the white row of liquid rectangles till they had finished and drained them off, when the other maids returned, and took their pails, and Deb came to scald out the leads for the new milk.
They hang and kick and stone and scald these wretched creatures to the very verge of death, and then leave them to live and suffer.
By Saint Hubert, thou hadst best save thy breath to cool thy pottage, else it may scald thy mouth.
5), yet apparently unoxidised pyritic gel-like sediments beneath the oxidised zone of each scald.
A severe complication of foot scald is a condition known as foot abscess.
Most common cause of hospitalizations from burns to children under 5 is scalds from hot liquids
Scald, also known as Interdigital Dermatitis or benign footrot occurs between the toes.
Severe scalds also account for more than 20 deaths a year in the UK.
HotStop and the Home Safety Council are working together to raise awareness of hot water risks and reduce scald injuries at home.
Is the burn or scald on the face or around the mouth?
Fifteen minutes after a mug of tea or coffee with milk has been made, it is still hot enough to scald a baby or toddler.