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scald·ing

(skawld'ing),
A burning pain on urinating.

scald·ing

(skawld'ing)
In medical terms, burning pain experienced during urinating.

scalding

plunging of pig or poultry carcasses into very hot water to facilitate scraping and dehairing and plucking. Chicken scalding water is 130°F for broilers (larger birds higher) applied for 1 to 2 minutes. Modern pig abattoirs use steam at 144 to 147°F for about 3 minutes. This avoids overheating the carcasses.
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Scalding injuries are high on the list of home hazards reported each year to RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.
Mr McConnachie said medical opinion was that it would have only taken one to two seconds in scalding water to produce the burns.
The judge said that if McDonald's could not serve drinks at the temperatures they did, they would have to serve them at a temperature that would not cause scalding and this would not be acceptable to the public.
The terrorist poured scalding water and oil over armed robber Malcolm Cruddas, 32, at Frankland Prison, Durham, last October.
But it was a deliberate act of throwing a kettle of scalding water over that young woman.
Graeme MacMillan, 24, of Torogay Street, Milton, Glasgow, is accused of scalding the girl to her severe injury, disfigurement and to the danger of her life.
Ambulance worker David Painting told the Birmingham inquest: "The water was scalding.
His office insist it is a serious problem with scalding causing hundreds of injuries a year.
But the court ruled they cannot sue because people who buy coffee or tea know it can cause scalding if spilled.
Mr Horlock claims McDonald's was negligent in not warning customers of the dangers of scalding from drinks.
A PRISON officer was in hospital last night after he had scalding water thrown over him.
We do not know if the scalds were caused by boiling water being poured over him or if they immersed his feet in scalding water.