Associations to the word «Sears»


SEAR, adjective. Dry; withered, especially of vegetation.
SEAR, verb. To char, scorch, or burn the surface of something with a hot instrument.
SEAR, verb. To wither; to dry up.
SEAR, verb. (figurative) To mark permanently, as if by burning.
SEAR, noun. A scar produced by searing
SEAR, noun. Part of a gun that retards the hammer until the trigger is pulled.

Dictionary definition

SEAR, verb. Make very hot and dry; "The heat scorched the countryside".
SEAR, verb. Become superficially burned; "my eyebrows singed when I bent over the flames".
SEAR, verb. Burn slightly and superficially so as to affect color; "The cook blackened the chicken breast"; "The fire charred the ceiling above the mantelpiece"; "the flames scorched the ceiling".
SEAR, verb. Cause to wither or parch from exposure to heat; "The sun parched the earth".
SEAR, adjective. (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture; "dried-up grass"; "the desert was edged with sere vegetation"; "shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings"; "withered vines".

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