Associations to the word «Scar»


SCAR, noun. A permanent mark on the skin sometimes caused by the healing of a wound.
SCAR, verb. (transitive) To mark the skin permanently.
SCAR, verb. (intransitive) To form a scar.
SCAR, verb. (transitive) (figurative) To affect deeply in a traumatic manner.
SCAR, noun. A cliff.
SCAR, noun. A rock in the sea breaking out from the surface of the water.
SCAR, noun. A marine food fish, the scarus or parrotfish.
SCAR TISSUE, noun. (anatomy) A type of tissue found in animals containing a higher than normal amount of the protein, collagen, formed in a place where an injury has healed.
SCAR TISSUE, noun. By extension, the abstract feeling of their being long-term consequences of a negative event.

Dictionary definition

SCAR, noun. A mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue.
SCAR, noun. An indication of damage.
SCAR, verb. Mark with a scar; "The skin disease scarred his face permanently".

Wise words

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