Meaning of “sear” in the English Dictionary

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

"sear" in American English

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searverb [ T ]

us /sɪər/

to burn the surface of something with very high heat, or to cook meat quickly at a high temperature to keep in the juices and flavor:

He seared the steaks on the grill.

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