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scorching

[′skȯrch·iŋ]
(chemical engineering)
Premature vulcanization caused by heat during the processing of rubber.
(engineering)
Burning an exposed surface so as to change color, texture, or flavor without consuming.
Destroying by fire.
(plant pathology)
Browning of plant tissues caused by heat or parasites; may also be symptomatic of disease.
References in classic literature ?
Toss it off, don't leave any heeltap, scorch your throat and be happy
When the truth is revealed, a long chase starts across an inhospitable desert called the Scorch.
Audiences that experience Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials in Barco Escape can expect to see more than twice as much content across all three screens as shown in the first installment.
We are excited to be tying in with Fox and Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials," said Susan Lintonsmith, Quiznos chief marketing officer.
The Maze Runner Collector's Edition: The Scorch Trials provides the first two books in Dashner's series under one cover, and includes bonus content in a collector's editions designed to preface the second film in the franchise which will release this September.
The argument culminates in Gary quitting BASA just as Scorch prepares to venture to the Dark Planet - Earth - where inhabitants choose their leaders "based on the profusion of their facial hair".
The honour of officially reopening the store was given to Coventry Blaze's ice hockey mascot Scorch and the first customers through the door were able to enjoy a raffle with prizes donated by local businesses.
Compared with the earlier offerings, grades 600 and 602 reportedly allow for about 10% lower use levels and exhibit outstanding scorch resistance.
Underground wildfires, such as burning roots, don't get hot enough to scorch buried flint, she adds.
E-Print uses digital delivery music technology from Sibelius through its popular Scorch Internet browser plug-in, available through a free download.
History, archaeology, Celtic mythology, and radiocarbon analysis showed that probably: (1) He was called Livornos, from the Gaelic for fox; (2) He had been a high-ranking Druid priest; (3) From a bag of ritual cakes, he had drawn the one which had been specially branded with a scorch mark, and then eaten it; (4) He had been sacrificed on the Prosperity feast of Beltain, May 1, A.
And it is written there: "The Lord God is a consuming fire, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, burning for burning; so cast out devils, kill every woman who has known a man, stone her with stones that she might die, for it is written: thou shalt not suffer a witch to live, beware of men defiled of women, destroy young and old with the edge of the sword, scorch them with fire