Definition of Sear in English :
Define Sear in English
Sear meaning in English
Meaning of Sear in English
Pronunciation of Sear in English
Sear pronunciation in English
Pronounce Sear in Englishsee synonyms of sear
become superficially burned
Example Sentences:'my eyebrows singed when I bent over the flames'
burn slightly and superficially so as to affect color
Example Sentences:'The cook blackened the chicken breast''The fire charred the ceiling above the mantelpiece''the flames scorched the ceiling'
4. parch, sear
cause to wither or parch from exposure to heat
Example Sentences:'The sun parched the earth'
(used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture
Example Sentences:'dried-up grass''the desert was edged with sere vegetation''shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings''withered vines'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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