SEAR

To brown very quickly by intense heat. This method increases shrinkage but develops flavor and improves appearance.

Sear

To brown the surface of food quickly using high heat.
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sear

[v] - make very hot and dry
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Sear

Sear transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Seared ; present participle & verbal noun Searing .] [ Middle English seeren , Anglo-Saxon se√°rian . See Sear , adjective ] 1. To ...
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Sear

Sear noun [ French serre a grasp, pressing, from Latin sera . See Serry .] The catch in a gunlock by which the hammer is held cocked or half cocked. Sear spring , the spring which causes the sear to catch in the notches by which the hammer is held.
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sear

1. To wither; to dry up. ... 2. To burn (the surface of) to dryness and hardness; to cauterize; to expose to a degree of heat such as changes the colour or the hardness and texture of the surface; to scorch; to make callous; as, to sear the skin or flesh. Also used figuratively. 'I'm seared with burning steel.' (Rowe) 'It was in vain that the amiab...
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Sear

• (a.) To burn (the surface of) to dryness and hardness; to cauterize; to expose to a degree of heat such as changes the color or the hardness and texture of the surface; to scorch; to make callous; as, to sear the skin or flesh. Also used figuratively. • (n.) The catch in a gunlock by which the hammer is held cocked or half cocked. &bull...
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Sear

To quickly brown and caramelize the outside of meats at a high temperature.
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Sear

[firearm] In a firearm, the sear is the part of the trigger mechanism that holds the hammer, striker or bolt back until the correct amount of pressure has been applied to the trigger; at which point the hammer, striker or bolt is released to discharge the weapon. The sear may be a separate part or can be a surface incorporated into the trig...
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Sear

To brown the surface of a food very quickly with high heat.
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sear

faggot similar to a bavin, but longer and bound with 3 weefs (Ja, 303)
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sear

To brown very quickly by intense heat. This method increases shrinkage but develops flavor and improves appearance.
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Sear

To brown (usually meat) in a hot pan or on a grill.
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sear

faggot similar to a bavin, but longer and bound with 3 weefs (Ja, 303)
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Sear

( Dry heat ) To brown meat or fish quickly ( Maillard Protein Reaction ) extremely high heat either in a fry pan, Searing helps seal in the food's juices and provides a crispier tasty exterior. Seared food can then be eaten rare or roasted or braised to desired degree of doneness.
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