Definitions for "sear "
Keywords:  broiler, juices, meat, scorch, skillet
To burn (the surface of) to dryness and hardness; to cauterize; to expose to a degree of heat such as changes the color or the hardness and texture of the surface; to scorch; to make callous; as, to sear the skin or flesh. Also used figuratively.
to brown rapidly at high heat to seal in juices and develop flavor.
to cook at a very high temperature, either on top of range or in oven, for a short time in order to quickly form a brown crust on the outer surface of meat.
The catch in a gunlock by which the hammer is held cocked or half cocked.
a part on a mechanical frame that slides off the trigger, and releases the striker, then catches the striker as it travels backwards after firing
The portion of a firing mechanism that holds a hammer or striker cocked.
Dry; withered; no longer green; -- applied to leaves.
To wither; to dry up.
cause to wither or parch from exposure to heat; "The sun parched the earth"
become superficially burned; "my eyebrows singed when I bent over the flames"
Keywords:  asia, east, south, region
WHO South-East Asia Region
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