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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.
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Various shopkeepers at Pul Bararan also closed down their shops for three to four hours in the noon to keep themselves safe from scorching heat.
Jan said that provincial government issues directives to not hold assembly parade in schools at morning due to scorching heat but he claimed that school administrators are not following the orders of provincial government and conduct parade in school without caring about the health of students.
He said that the people are suffering badly due to prolonged load-shedding in scorching summer season and the management of K-Electric for last 10years has failed to produce single unit of energy/power for the betterment of city.
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Locals of Amritsar are also suffering from the scorching heat.
Due to the scorching heat in different parts of Sindh, many people were shifted to hospitals due to sunstroke and affected the indoor and outdoor business activities.
He will face a charge of violent conduct towards the three-time Derby winner and Peter Crate, owner of Elna Bright - the horse he judged to have hampered The Scorching Wind - as well as bringing racing into disrepute.
1 -- color) Against all odds and in scorching heat, Golden Valley High's football team shows soaring spirit during practice on Tuesday afternoon.
The 1798 Sedition Act was a product of the scorching politics of John Adams' sole White House term.
It is said to avoid drool and scorching at the nozzle by means of a pneumatic valve pin, a special moving runner bushing, and an air gap and cooling bushing that separate the cold runner from the hot mold.
If it were an isolated incident, I would put it down to a late frost scorching the leaves, but since it is a perennial problem, I would suggest that the tree is in a windy spot and it is the wind that's scorching the leaves.
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