scalding

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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
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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 ?
In another moment a huge wave, like a muddy tidal bore but almost scaldingly hot, came sweeping round the bend upstream.
I think the overriding oiliness might put off some but, for me, it was worth it for the flavour, which kicked on once the temperature cooled a bit is as it arrived at the table scaldingly hot.
Stelios, the other gliding waiter, delivers a half-carafe of house wine, a basket of scaldingly hot bread, the starters, and little side dishes of sauces and dips.
There is no record of Gilbert Sorrentino, a Bay Ridge native who wrote about its indigenes with unsurpassable intimacy, ever having delivered an opinion about Saturday Night Fever, which is a shame, because I can easily imagine how scaldingly funny he would have been about its cluelessness on class, its ethnic prejudices and Manhattan-centric snobbery, and its shaky grasp of human particulars.
Massoudy recalls: "In our city, where the colour ochre prevailed, this souk was like a multicoloured garden, an extraordinary place." He was born in 1944 in Najaf, southern Iraq, at the edge of a vast desert, where the climate is harsh--dry and scaldingly hot, the landscape arid and bleak.