Singed vs Burned - What's the difference?

singed | burned |


As verbs the difference between singed and burned

is that singed is (singe) while burned is (burn).

singed

English

Verb

(head)
  • (singe)
  • Anagrams

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    singe

    English

    Verb

    (d)
  • To burn slightly.
  • * L'Estrange
  • I singed the toes of an ape through a burning glass.
  • To remove the nap of (cloth), by passing it rapidly over a red-hot bar, or over a flame, preliminary to dyeing it.
  • To remove the hair or down from (a plucked chicken, etc.) by passing it over a flame.
  • Synonyms

    * scorch

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A burning of the surface; a slight burn.
  • References

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    burned

    English

    Alternative forms

    * burnt

    Verb

    (head)
  • (burn)
  • Anagrams

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