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"scorching" in British English

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scorchingadjective, adverb

uk   /ˈskɔː.tʃɪŋ/  us   /ˈskɔːr-/ (also scorching hot)
very ​hot: a scorching ​summerday It was scorching hot inside the ​greenhouse.
(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)
Translations of “scorching”
in Chinese (Simplified) 灼热的(地), 极热的(地)…
in Turkish çok sıcak, kavurucu…
in Russian палящий, знойный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 灼熱的(地), 極熱的(地)…
in Polish upalny, skwarny…
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