Meaning of “scorching” in the English Dictionary

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"scorching" in British English

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scorchingadjective, adverb

uk /ˈskɔː.tʃɪŋ/ us /ˈskɔːr.tʃɪŋ/ also scorching hot

(Definition of “scorching” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"scorching" in American English

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scorchingadjective, adverb [ not gradable ]

us /ˈskɔr·tʃɪŋ/

(of the weather) very hot:

I don’t want to be outside in this scorching heat.
It was scorching hot at the beach.

(Definition of “scorching” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)