There are 2 translations of scald in Spanish:

scald1

Pronunciation: /skɔːld/

vt

  • 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.

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There are 2 translations of scald in Spanish:

scald2

n

  • escaldadura (f)

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.