burn mark


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Noun1.burn mark - a place or area that has been burned (especially on a person's body)
blemish, mar, defect - a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body); "a facial blemish"
cigarette burn - a burn mark left by a smoldering cigarette; "a cigarette burn on the edge of the table"
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There was a big burn mark right by where Callum's head had been, and the room was full of white smoke.
"It had burned CARELESS DANGER A discarded cigarette end burned through five-week-old Sophia's clothes, right, and left a burn mark on her arm, above
She claimed that the Forensic Medicine Authority reports showed no signs of physical assault on the children, with the exception of one child with a burn mark that he got three years ago from a former supervisor at the orphanage, who had been "reported".
He added: "We are looking after him for now, but he has got a patch on his neck which I believe is a burn mark.
Powell's sequel to Burn Mark (Bloomsbury, 2012/VOYA December 2012) continues the saga of the unlikely partnership of the scion of a family of witch-hunters and the descendent of notorious witch criminals.
Bradford Crown Court heard yesterday that the burn mark to the back of the youngster's right hand could have been caused by a disposable cigarette lighter.
Vigorous reactions to the dye will look like a scalded burn mark. A lumpy scar (present after any blistering has healed) is quite difficult and may require a review by a specialist.
"So I ripped off my dressing gown to discover there was this huge burn mark all across the back of it."
He has a scar near his temple, a burn mark on the left side of his face and a scar on his left eyebrow.
In the past, scientists would have identified the Pukapuka Ridges as a "hot spot" trail-a long burn mark made as the Pacific plate passed over a stationary hot spot in Earth's mantle.
Summary: Police officers noticed a burn mark on the right hand of the mother which raised suspicion.
"When I came round, the nurse said, 'You might find a burn mark on your chest.' That's where they jump-started me.