ETYM Cf. French cautčrisation.
(Alternate spelling: cauterisation).
The act of searing some deadened or ill flesh by the application of a cautery or caustic; also, the effect of such application.
In medicine, the use of special instruments to burn or fuse small areas of body tissue to destroy dead cells, prevent the spread of infection, or seal tiny blood vessels to minimize blood loss during surgery.
ETYM as. sting a sting. Related to Sting.
1. A painful wound caused by the thrust of a stinger into skin; SYN. bite, insect bite.
2. Something as sudden and painful as a sting; SYN. stinging.
1. To cook and make edible by putting in a hot oven.
2. To prepare with dry heat in an oven.
Sinonimi: blaze out
ETYM Old Eng. blasen to blow; perh. confused with blast and blaze a flame, Old Eng. blase. Related to Blaze, and see Blast.
1. To burn brightly and intensely.
2. To move rapidly and as if blazing; SYN. blaze out.
3. To shine brightly and intensively.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: burned; or: burnt).
1. To destroy by fire; SYN. fire, burn down.
2. To feel hot or painful.
3. To burn with heat, fire, or radiation.
4. To cause to burn.
5. To undergo combustion; SYN. combust.
6. To be completely consumed by fire; to reduce to ashes; SYN. incinerate.
7. To feel strong emotion, esp. anger or passion.
8. To shine intensely, as if with heat; SYN. glow.
9. To spend (significant amounts of money).
10. To burn at the stake.
1. (chemistry) Heat a substance so that it oxidizes or reduces.
2. To burn so as to drive out water and carbon dioxide.
3. To coonvert or be converted into powder or lime by burning; roast.
(Alternate spelling: cauterise).
To burn or sear (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent; SYN. burn.
1. To Bake in a kiln
2. To cause to discharge; SYN. discharge.
3. To drive out or away by or as if by fire
4. To go off or discharge; SYN. discharge, go off.
5. To terminate the employment of; SYN. give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, terminate.