Translation of scald in Spanish:

scald

Pronunciation: /skɔːld/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (burn) [person/skin] escaldar I scalded my hand in the steam me escaldé la mano con el vapor
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    • Surprise, surprise, the first time she braked, the hot liquid went sloshing over her knees and scalded her.
    • ‘As soon as he showed me his back I was horrified, it looked as if he had been scalded,’ said Mrs Gillvray, of Stonehill Rise, Scawthorpe.
    • Thirty minutes after taking the child from the bath, he realised she had been scalded, but he did not seek emergency help.
    1.2 (treat with hot water) [instrument] esterilizar* ([ con agua hirviendo ]); [vegetables/meat] escaldar
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    • Take seven red ripe tomatoes, blanch/scald them in boiling water, peel them, remove the seeds and slice into small pieces and put them in a dish.
    • The birds are scalded, de-feathered by machine and transferred to the eviscerating line.
    • Cut the mutton and radish into cubes and scald the mutton.
    1.3 (heat) [milk] calentar* ([ sin que llegue al punto de ebullición ])
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    • On low heat, scald the milk with the vanilla bean.
    • Still, it is a good practice to scald the milk or cream as this precaution will kill bacteria and also dissolve the sugar and help infuse any flavors.
    • Some folks say that you need to scald the milk beforehand, but I had no problem reaching the desired consistency with cold milk.

noun/nombre

  • escaldadura (feminine)

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