singe: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (sinj), [key]
— v., n. singed, singe•ing,
- to burn superficially or slightly; scorch.
- to burn the ends, projections, nap, or the like, of (hair, cloth, etc.).
- to subject (the carcass of an animal or bird) to flame in order to remove hair, bristles, feathers, etc.
- a superficial burn.
- the act of singeing.
- singe (Thesaurus)