scorch

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
scorch

Plural
scorches

  1. A scorch mark is the surface burn of something.

Verb[change]

Plain form
scorch

Third-person singular
scorches

Past tense
scorched

Past participle
scorched

Present participle
scorching

  1. (transitive) If you scorch something, you burn its surface with fire.
  2. (informal) (figurative) If you scorch, you move at very high speed.