noun. ['ˈskɔld'] the act of burning with steam or hot water.
Words that Rhyme with Scald
Example sentences of the word scald
1. Verb, base form
Place the milk in a microwave-safe cup or bowl to scald it in the microwave.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Arborvitae are best planted on a west or north side to prevent winter sun scald.
Quotes containing the word scald
1. O stand, stand at the window As the tears scald and start;You shall love your crooked neighbour With your crooked heart.
- W.H. Auden, As I Walked Out One Evening: Songs, Ballads, Lullabies, Limericks & Other Light Verse
verb. ['ˈskɔld'] heat to the boiling point.
- heat up
- stay in place
noun. ['ˈskɔld'] a burn cause by hot liquid or steam.
verb. ['ˈskɔld'] burn with a hot liquid or steam.
verb. ['ˈskɔld'] subject to harsh criticism.
- lash out
verb. ['ˈskɔld'] treat with boiling water.