sear

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sear /ˈsiɚ/ verb
sears; seared; searing
sear
/ˈsiɚ/
verb
sears; seared; searing
Learner's definition of SEAR
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: to burn and damage the surface of (something) with strong and sudden heat
often used figuratively
see also searing
US : to cook the surface of (something, such as a piece of meat) quickly with intense heat
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