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scald·ing

 (skôl′dĭng)
adj.
1. Hot enough to scald the skin: scalding water.
2. Causing a burning sensation like that of hot liquid on the skin: scalding tears.
3.
a. Emotionally painful or traumatic: a scalding experience.
b. Harshly critical or denunciatory; scathing: a scalding review of the play.

scald′ing·ly adv.

scalding

(ˈskɔːldɪŋ)
adj
that scalds; too hot; burning
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:

scalding

adjective burning, boiling, searing, blistering, piping hot scalding hot water

scalding

adjective
Translations
ساخِن، غالٍ
horký
brennandi
haşlayacak kadar sıcak

scalding

[ˈskɔːldɪŋ] ADJ it's scalding (hot)está hirviendo or (LAm) que arde
the soup is scaldingla sopa está muy caliente

scalding

[ˈskɔːldɪŋ] adj (also scalding hot) → brûlant(e), bouillant(e)

scalding

adjsiedend; (inf: = very hot) → siedend heiß; (fig) tearsheiß
adv scalding hotsiedend heiß; skin, weatherglühend heiß

scalding

[ˈskɔːldɪŋ] adj scalding hotbollente

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.
References in classic literature ?
They then fell upon each other's neck and wept scalding rills down each other's spine in token of their banishment to the Realm of Ineffable Bosh.
With huge pronged poles they pitched hissing masses of blubber into the scalding pots, or stirred up the fires beneath, till the snaky flames darted, curling, out of the doors to catch them by the feet.
Dick was hanging round to get one, as usual, and all at once he picked up a scalding hot one I'd just fished out and dropped it on the back of my neck when I was bending over.
The coffee pot was scalding, the coffee was measured out in a bowl, and broken eggshells for the settling process were standing near.
One of them, of scalding heat, boils furiously and incessantly, rising to the height of two or three feet.
A mouthful of scalding water from their little store completed this gloomy repast.
And so there he lay on the uppermost bank in the vapor-bath; but with all his clothes on, in his boots and galoshes, while the hot drops fell scalding from the ceiling on his face.
Genevieve McSweeney of Calabasas said she had no idea that scalding was so prevalent and quickly signed up to help teach others how to recognize the signs of child abuse.
A PATIENT who went into hospital with a chest infection ended up in the BURNS UNIT after bungling staff told him to put his foot in scalding water.
A CAMPAIGN to reduce scalding injuries was launched at the House of Commons today.
Cook Ahsan Rauf and student Yuan Shi suffered serious scalding.
An 83-year-old care home resident suffering from dementia died after getting into a scalding hot bath, an inquest heard yesterday.