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singe

verb [I or T] uk   /sɪndʒ/ ( past tense and past participle singeing) us  
to burn slightly on the surface, without producing flames: My jumper started to singe when I leaned over a burning candle.

singe

noun [C] uk   /sɪndʒ/ us  
a slight burn mark: The hot iron left a singe (mark) on my dress.
Translations of “singe”
in Spanish chamuscar…
in French roussir…
in German versengen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 把…微微燒焦,把…烤焦…
in Chinese (Simplified) 把…微微烧焦,把…烤焦…
(Definition of singe from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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