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Spanish translation of “scald”

scald

verb /skoːld/
to hurt with hot liquid or steam
escaldar, quemar con agua caliente
He scalded his hand with boiling water.
in cooking, to heat (eg milk) to just below boiling-point.
calentar
scalding adjective (of a liquid) hot enough to scald.
hirviendo
(Definition of scald from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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