• (America) IPA: /siːɹ/
  • (British) IPA: /sɪə(ɹ)/

sear (comparative searer, superlative searest)

  1. Dry; withered, especially of vegetation.

sear (sears, present participle searing; past and past participle seared)

  1. (transitive) To char, scorch, or burn the surface of (something) with a hot instrument.
  2. To wither; to dry up.
  3. (transitive, figurative) To make callous or insensible.
  4. (transitive, figurative) To mark permanently, as if by burning.
    The events of that day were seared into her memory.
Translations Noun

sear (plural sears)

  1. A scar produced by searing
  2. Part of a gun that retards the hammer until the trigger is pulled.
  • Russian: ожо́г
  • German: Abzugsstück, Fangklinke
  • Russian: шепта́ло
  • Spanish: fiador

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