1 a burn cause by hot liquid or steam
2 the act of burning with steam or hot water
1 subject to harsh criticism; "The Senator blistered the administration in his speech on Friday"; "the professor scaled the students"; "your invectives scorched the community" [syn: blister, whip]
2 treat with boiling water; "scald tomatoes so that they can be peeled"
3 heat to the boiling point; "scald the milk"
4 burn with a hot liquid or steam; "She scalded her hands when she turned on the faucet and hot water came out"
- Hebrew: צריבה (tz"rivah)
A scald is a type of burn injury caused by hot liquids or gases. It can also refer to:
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