Meaning of “searing” in the English Dictionary

"searing" in British English

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searingadjective

uk /ˈsɪə.rɪŋ/ us /ˈsɪr.ɪŋ/
searingly
adverb uk /ˈsɪə.rɪŋ.li/ us /ˈsɪr.ɪŋ.li/

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

"searing" in American English

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searingadjective

us /ˈsɪər·ɪŋ/

very hot:

searing temperatures

Searing also means very powerful:

Gary felt searing pain in his leg.

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