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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.
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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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