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sear

verb [T] uk   /sɪər/ us    /sɪr/
to burn the surface of something with sudden very strong heat: The heat from the explosion seared their hands and faces. to fry a piece of meat quickly at a high temperature, in order to prevent liquid and flavour escaping from it to have a strong unpleasant effect on someone's feelings or memories: The disaster is indelibly seared into the villagers' memory.
Translations of “sear”
in Chinese (Traditional) 燎, 燒焦, 燒灼…
in Chinese (Simplified) 燎, 烧焦, 烧灼…
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