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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.
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.
In a commercial poultry slaughterhouse, the broiler carcasses are immediately submitted to scalding after stunning and exsanguination.
THERE has been a rise in the number of people, including young children, suffering serious burns due to scalding hot water, figures show.
Summary: Navi Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 8 (ANI): Police on Thursday arrested two women, for scalding a five-year-old girl with a candle.
"Most victims of scald burns are very young or the elderly, because they are unable to physically remove themselves from the scalding liquid's path, and because their skin is generally much thinner and more sensitive to high temperatures.
Your presence within an arm's length at all times is the best defense against accidental scalding or drowning of infants and young children during bath time.