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KK Pronunciation

〔 skɒld 〕


〔 skɒ:ld 〕

Overview of noun scald

The noun scald has 2 senses

  • scald -- (a burn cause by hot liquid or steam)

  • scald -- (the act of burning with steam or hot water)

Overview of verb scald

The verb scald has 4 senses

  • blister, scald, whip -- (subject to harsh criticism; "The Senator blistered the administration in his speech on Friday"; "the professor scaled the students"; "your invectives scorched the community")

  • scald -- (treat with boiling water; "scald tomatoes so that they can be peeled")

  • scald -- (heat to the boiling point; "scald the milk")

  • scald -- (burn with a hot liquid or steam; "She scalded her hands when she turned on the faucet and hot water came out")