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singeverb [I or T]

uk   /sɪndʒ/ us   /sɪndʒ/ past tense and past participle singeing
to burn slightly on the surface, without producing flames: My sweater started to singe when I leaned over a burning candle.

singenoun [C]

uk   /sɪndʒ/ us   /sɪndʒ/
a slight burn mark: The hot iron left a singe (mark) on my dress.
(Definition of singe from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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singeverb [T]

us   /sɪndʒ/ present participle singeing
to burn something slightly, or to be burned slightly: The candle singed his arm hairs.
(Definition of singe from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “singe”
in Spanish chamuscar…
in Vietnamese làm cháy xém…
in Malaysian menyebabkan sesuatu terbakar…
in Thai ทำให้ไหม้…
in French roussir…
in German versengen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 把…微微烧焦,把…烤焦…
in Indonesian menghanguskan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 把…微微燒焦,把…烤焦…
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