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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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The presidency said the umbrellas will protect the pilgrims against scorching heat and immune them against sunstroke and heat exhaustion.
On last Sunday, domestic tourists thronged to Rama lake, Dewsai plains and others scenic hilly areas of Astore to enjoy natural beauty of the areas besides waterfalls and lush green valleys to taking some respite from scorching heat.
Chanting fully throat slogans against QESCO the protesters set a sit-inn added people of Gwadar has been plunged into a curse by 18 hours electricity break down in scorching heat,
The entire Sialkot district was in a grip of scorching heat wave.
Another commuter said, "The heatwave has made life difficult, everybody should drink plenty of water while going out in this scorching heat."
Earlier, at least 1200 people died while 40,000 suffered in a scorching heat spell that began in June 2015 and continued for more than five days.
However, if the mold gets too hot, there is a risk from the compound scorching or the compound having poor hot tear strength as it is removed from the mold.
The Ministry of Finance attributed the steep rises to the scorching summer last year, which had an adverse impact on crop harvests.
John did refer to "flame cutting" on the topstrap instead of cylinder scorching, however.
KARACHI -- The scorching heat has continued to persist in Karachi as the temperature is likely to cross 38 degrees today (Sunday).
Four Seasons Hotel and Grand Hyatt Cairo Panorama -- CC Wikimedia CAIRO -- 24 March 2018: After two days of scorching heat, Egypt will witness milder weather in the upcoming two days, as temperatures are likely to fall by up to 15 degrees.
Karl Burke's a recovery mission in the Norfolk Ascot but no ill effects scorching pace McDonald.