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scorch verb definition in The sun and the moon topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

scorch

 verb: The sun and the moon topic
[transitive, intransitive] scorch (something) to become or to make something become dry and brown, especially from the heat of the sun or from chemicals scorched grass The leaves will scorch if you water them in the sun. Wildfires have scorched over two million acres of forest.