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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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