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scald

 [skawld]
a burn caused by a hot liquid or a hot, moist vapor; to burn in such fashion.

scald

(skawld),
1. To burn by contact with a hot liquid or steam.
2. The lesion resulting from such contact.
[L. excaldo, to wash in hot water]

scald

(skawld) to burn with hot liquid or steam; a burn so produced.

scald

[skôld]
Etymology: L, calidus, hot
a burn caused by exposure of the skin to a hot liquid or vapor.

scald

(skawld)
1. To burn by contact with a hot liquid or steam.
2. The lesion resulting from such contact.
[L. excaldo, to wash in hot water]

scald

A burn caused by hot liquid or steam.

scald

tissue damage caused by applied wet heat (e.g. hot water, steam); unconscious scalding of feet and subsequent blistering/ulceration are associated with marked distal sensory neuropathy

scald

1. a burn caused by a hot liquid or a hot, moist vapor; to burn in such fashion.
2. see benign footrot.
3. alopecia, pityriasis and hair loss over the rump of the horse without dermatitis; occurs in warm wet weather when the skin is wet continuously for long periods.

milk scald
see milk scald.
sheep scald
see interdigital dermatitis.
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To treat burns or scalds in the future immediately put the affected area under running cold water to reduce the heat in the skin.
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The profiles were approximately 5 m apart and 100 m from the scald soil pit.
That finding, in turn, has led to 1-MCP's use as an alternative to preventing apple scald with diphenylamine, a chemical antioxidant that requires close monitoring.
This is called evaporative cooling and has been used by growers for years to prevent sun scald and encourage the deepening of the apples' rosy color, among other things.
Medical statistics reveal that scald burns caused by hot water flowing into a tub or shower enclosure are among the leading causes of severe burn injuries in the United States.
I was 37 years old, I'm highly educated, my wife is highly educated, and it didn't occur to me - the hot water wouldn't scald an adult, but a child's skin is more supple.
The protagonist is a sixteen-year-old girl named Scald Ibis who is abruptly divorced from all that is familiar and nurturing.
According to the National Safe Kids Campaign, hot tap water accounts for nearly one-fourth of all scald burns among children and is associated with more deaths and hospitalizations than other hot liquid burns.