Difference between scald and searing
- treat with boiling water
- subject to harsh criticism
- burn with a hot liquid or steam
- heat to the boiling point
- the act of burning with steam or hot water
- a burn cause by hot liquid or steam
Different-shaped handles, square for hot and round for cold, would permit the soapy-eyed bather to adjust water temperature without alternately scalding or freezing himself.
For the chocolate soup: In a saucepan, scald the cream.
Lavender oil is a natural disinfectant, antiseptic, and antibiotic which promotes healing and prevents scarring, and is especially effective for the treatment of burns and scalds.
- severely critical
A minute later Arsenal extended their lead after breaking with searing pace.
The searing heat and dense, acrid smoke inside a burning building make it almost impossible for firefighters to see what is around them.
The tumultuous Cultural Revolution was chiefly responsible for the searing desire for change in China.