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singeing

[′sinj·iŋ]
(textiles)
Passing a fabric over heated plates or gas flames during finishing to remove lint or loose threads from the surface. Also known as gassing.
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If they were really NPAs caught shooting it out with government troops, they should have been tested for powder burns and charged with rebellion.
Chips suffered scalp wounds and powder burns as a result.
The gallant dog suffered scalp wounds FURS CLASS Ayron gets medal for Chips and powder burns during the incident.
Albayalde said those involved who tested negative for powder burns means they are cleared of the case.
It's been found that ball powder burns cooler than some stick powders and that using them should improve barrel life.
That's no surprise, since Enforcer is spherical and considered a slow-burning pistol powder, and sometimes that type of powder burns best with a Magnum primer.
The higher the air temperature, the faster the powder burns and the faster the bullet exits the muzzle.
While he was underway in the Pacific, he incurred severe powder burns to his face and eyes, resulting in visual impairment.
If you use a revolver, you might be able to fire more shots but, depending on how you're holding the gun, your remaining fingers might be far enough forward they get powder burns from ignited gun powder blown out of the barrel-to-cylinder gap.
Who cares if powder burns dirty, whatever that means?
One was fired less than half an inch from Blakely's back and left powder burns on his skin.
By depicting how shock waves and combustion-gas clouds interact with nearby objects, including the shooter, images could someday enable criminologists to more accurately link aspects of shootings, such as the weapon used and the distance at which it was fired, to powder burns or other gunshot effects on victims and suspects, Settles says.