Definition of scalding:
- hot (part of speech: adjective)
- heating (part of speech: verb)
- "The Dop Doctor", Clotilde Inez Mary Graves.
- "The Passing of Ku Sui", Anthony Gilmore.
When a mother sees her boy pinned to the timbers of a wrecked car where the scalding steam must escape into his face and destroy his life, and to save her boy, voluntarily stands where this steam, with its hot breath, will take her life instead of her boyÃÂ¢Ã¢âÂ¬Ã¢âÂ¢ s, this mother makes a sacrifice that is apparent, real.- "Is The Bible Worth Reading And Other Essays", Lemuel K. Washburn.