verb (used with object)
to burn or char the surface of:
She seared the steak to seal in the juices.
to mark with a branding iron.
to burn or scorch injuriously or painfully:
He seared his hand on a hot steam pipe.
to make callous or unfeeling; harden:
The hardship of her youth has seared her emotionally.
to dry up or wither; parch.
verb (used without object)
to become dry or withered, as vegetation.
a mark or scar made by searing.
to scorch or burn the surface of
to brand with a hot iron
to cause to wither or dry up
(rare) to make callous or unfeeling
a mark caused by searing
(poetic) dried up
the catch in the lock of a small firearm that holds the hammer or firing pin cocked
noun 1. Often, sea risks. the hazard of traveling or transporting by sea.
noun 1. Ronald (William Fordham) [fawr-duh m,, fohr-] /ˈfɔr dəm,, ˈfoʊr-/ (Show IPA), 1920–2011, British cartoonist and artist. noun 1. Ronald (William Fordham). 1920–2011, British cartoonist, best known as the creator of the schoolgirls of St Trinian’s
noun 1. a pirate.
noun 1. any of various gurnards, especially certain American species of the genus Prionotus, having large pectoral fins used to move across the ocean bottom. noun 1. any of various American gurnards of the genus Prionotus and related genera, such as P. carolinus (northern sea robin)