Translation of scorch in Spanish:


chamuscar, v.

Pronunciation /skɔrtʃ/ /skɔːtʃ/

See Spanish definition of chamuscar

transitive verb

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    (fabric) chamuscar
    (fabric) quemar
    (sun) quemar
    (sun) agostar
    (sun) abrasar
    the sun had scorched the fields/grass el sol había agostado / abrasado los campos/la hierba
    • it was so hot I scorched my tongue estaba tan caliente que me quemé / me abrasé la lengua
    • the iron scorched her sleeve la plancha le chamuscó / le quemó la manga
    • scorched-earth policy
    • I could feel the heat surrounding me, burning me, scorching my skin, causing me to cry out wordlessly in pain.
    • Closely following it was a blast of heat which scorched clothes, ignited buildings and set even the individual blades of grass on fire.
    • The bright suns rays touched her sneakers, scorching them with fiery heat.
    • The bombs blew up, burning the air and scorching my wings!
    • Her armour was scorched and burnt away in places, revealing blistered skin and burn wounds severe enough to make an experienced doctor wince.
    • They burned like acid, scorching a path wherever they brushed her pale skin.
    • The sides of the spear-shaped entity were scorched by liquefying flames produced within the inner stomach of the wormhole.
    • In addition, parching scorches off the long barbed ends of the chaff and destroys any detritus left after cleaning.
    • The Sun will become a red giant, still hot enough to burn planets to cinders as it engulfs Mercury and Venus and scorches Earth.
    • The edged complex fire has scorched 38,000 acres so far and continues to grow.
    • Nationwide, fires scorched 7.4 million acres, almost twice the 10-year average.
    • I felt like I was walking in an endless desert, with the afternoon sun scorching my skin.
    • Like a moth to flame, heat scorched her flesh in his presence.
    • She felt the hot rays of heat scorching her skin, yet she loved the sensation they gave her.
    • The heat scorched at her hair and the smoke burned her lungs after every breath.
    • A roar of laughter shot through the room and several flames scorched the ceiling.
    • Shrubbery around the find was badly scorched from the attempt to set the bodies on fire.
    • The water burnt him, he hoped it would be hot enough to scorch away his wickedness.
    • His fighting gear was singed and tattered, and his face and exposed flesh was scorched.
    • They're making the most of the cooler weather in Southern California where a wildfire scorched more than 24,000 acres.
    • I live in an area that was scorched by drought for several years.
    • The countryside had been scorched; the acacia hedges were tipped with orange.
    • In winter much of it is under snow; in spring grass appears, which is scorched dry and swept by the dust storms of summer.
    • Away from the package holidaymakers, she is free to explore the scorched Mediterranean landscape and investigate what it is that seems to be wrong with her.
    • Later, we hike into Limestone Gorge, through a corroded landscape of dolomite blocks, bizarre limestone tower karsts, twisted Screw Palms and scorched yellow grasses.
    • The summer heat proved particularly brutal to men marching in hot wool uniforms, and the landscape stretched before them, an unending plain of scorched grassland.
    • The landscape of Western Australia is wild, scorched and beautiful, and the language of his latest book is seductive, distinctive, also beautiful.
    • Vegas scorches in the summer; average July temperatures hover near 100 degrees.
    • Somewhere there is a desert ruled by a sun that knows no malice, a sun that never scorches; warm, healing, nurturing, smiling softly down with love for all that is beneath it and all who pass through it.
    • A disheartening scene flashed into view: a barren landscape, fruitless, scorched by a blazing, merciless sun.
    • The sun was high in the sky, its rays reaching down and scorching the Earth.

intransitive verb

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    (become scorched)
    (fabric) chamuscarse
    (food) quemarse
    • And then my lips, my tongue, were burning, scorching, stinging from the heat.
    • I dropped my sword in panic because I thought that my hands would scorch in the flames.
    • Stir occasionally for even heating and to prevent scorching.
    • Some of the newer carpets are quite sensitive to heat and scorch easily.
    • When the mixture just begins to scorch at the bottom, remove from heat and stir in the vanilla.
    • Check it every fifteen to twenty minutes, stirring and scraping the bottom of the pot to make sure the meat is not sticking or, God forbid, scorching.
    • Some ovens run hotter than others, so check the meat fairly often to prevent scorching.
    • The hopeful buds of roses scorch before their time is come while disconsolate hens settle for a dry dust bath.
    • A press cloth over the fabric protects the fabric from melting or scorching and prevents the laminate from damaging the iron.
    • But all too often, rice on the stovetop boils over, scorches, or turns to mush, especially on slow-to-adjust electric stoves.
    • But you have to be careful, since they can scorch in sun or hot winds and turn all green if you give them too much shade or fertilizer.
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    (go fast)
    (person/vehicle) ir a toda velocidad
    (person/vehicle) ir a todo lo que da informal
    (person/vehicle) ir a toda mecha informal
    • The Glasgow speedster has fallen from grace almost as fast as the winger scorches down the sidelines.
    • This inoffensive-looking car can scorch along at impressive figures, and, as it is based on a chassis with a decent set of dimensions, it has real space for adults in the back.
    • He scorched out of traps to set a blistering pace.
    • Thereafter it was plain sailing for Nitro Smart who scorched around the circuit in the excellent time of 29.
    • Trapping in front she went on to make every post a winning one when scorching around the circuit in 29.19.
    • Having taken pole position, he scorched away and for 30 laps looked a clear winner.
    • The debutant scorched away from the Bedford defence to put the Bees into a 25-3 lead.
    • It scorches between corners with lightning force and brakes solidly so that the next corner can be lined up smoothly and efficiently.
    • You scorched around the block in less than two minutes and didn't even need training wheels, except once.


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    quemadura superficial feminine
    scorch mark marca de quemadura superficial
    • Huge black scorch marks marred the surface that would have normally been a shiny metal.
    • Is that what this scorch mark is all about then?
    • There were no scorch marks, no soiling of any sort.
    • However the lasers only left scorch marks in the metal.
    • His sword was at his side and had scorch marks on it.
    • I starred at him for so long I had to have left scorch marks.
    • Alternatively, you can create a similar effect by grilling the aubergine slices dry, then using a red-hot skewer to mark scorch lines before drizzling with oil.
    • He floated inside the cold titanium surroundings, making notice of the large scorch marks on the walls.
    • The lawn was covered with scorch marks, and the main lab building was missing large chunks of the wall.
    • Farther along, we could see scorch marks rising up the trunks of trees.
    • His back gate was burnt, tiles on his roof were damaged and there's scorch damage to the walls of his back yard.
    • The whole thing was a dull silver colour, spotted with dark scorch marks as if the ship had been shot in a fight.
    • Patrick could see the scorch marks on Damon's armor from their first meeting.
    • The hills are jagged and dimpled with craters, some outlined in scorch marks.
    • When he got to the one particular part of the living room that was embellished in scorches, he stopped.
    • His childhood scorches were reddening quickly.
    • I felt scorches on my arms, and I saw shadowy fingers enclosed around my forearms.
    • There were multiple scorches on the hull and smoke and sparks continued to emanate from various sections of it.
    • In an equally astounding fashion, the Medium's violent pillar of fire engulfed the Dark Master's whole body from head to foot, swallowing Henry in a raging inferno hotter than the scorches of Hell.
    • He couldn't block fast enough and got a nice scorch across his chest.