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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)
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.
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Figure 2b and e show that the Cl concentration profiles at vegetated sites were very similar to those of their scalded counterparts at Sites 4, 7, and 10, where the mean Cl concentrations down the profile were relatively low.
Figure 2 shows similar patterns for the pH profiles in paired scalded and vegetated cores.
It is caused by a germ which lies on the skin and when the infection develops it looks just like the skin has been scalded with hot water.
Sharon Minister, 30, died from injuries nine days after she was scalded by boiling water overflowing from a tank in the room above her in May 2002, in her housing association home.
AN ARMED robber was in hospital today after a copycat attack at the top security prison where an al Qaeda terrorist was scalded with burning oil.
Duplicate cores were taken, using a 200-cm Dormer tapered gouge auger, from each scalded site and from vegetated sites adjacent to 5 of the scalds.
Two women Pcs were beaten and scalded by a man when they went to break up a domestic disturbance, police said yesterday.
Margaret, 68, who suffered a stroke in February last year, was scalded while getting into a bath a few weeks ago.
Marie Bell, 56, scalded Stephen Wade after claiming she was going to wake him up with a cup of coffee.
PRAYERS were being said yesterday for a 10-month-old baby who is fighting for her life after being scalded when pipes burst above her cot.
A council has been fined more than pounds 10,000 after a pensioner in one of its care homes was badly scalded in a bath.
Miss Sudera was scalded on her face, hands, neck, legs and head.