1. (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture
1. A scar produced by searing
2. Part of a gun that retards the hammer until the trigger is pulled.
1. make very hot and dry
Similar word(s): scorch
2. become superficially burned
3. burn slightly and superficially so as to affect color
4. cause to wither or parch from exposure to heat
Similar word(s): parch
Sentences with sear as a verb:
- The events of that day were seared into her memory.