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English definition of “third-degree burn”

third-degree burn

noun [C]     /ˌθɜːdˌdɪ.ɡriːˈbɜːn/ US  /ˌθɝːdˌdɪ.ɡriːˈbɜːrn/
a very serious burn in which the flesh is destroyed → Compare first-degree burn, second-degree burnSkin complaints and blemishes
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