Definition of Singeing

1. Verb. (present participle of singe) ¹



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Definition of Singeing

1. singe [v] - See also: singe

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Singeing

sing-songy
sing.
sing along
sing alongs
sing from the same hymnbook
sing like a bird
sing out
sing the praises of
sing up
singable
singalong
singalongs
singe
singed
singeing (current term)
singer
singer's nodes
singer's nodules
singer-songwriter
singer-songwriters
singeress
singers
singes
singest
singeth
singhalese
singin'
singing
singing along

Literary usage of Singeing

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"A process preliminary to bleaching is singeing.—Gray calico as received from the ... These long lengths are then submitted to the operation of singeing, ..."

2. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines by Andrew Ure (1858)
"singeing OK WEBS. The old furnace for singeing cotton goods is represented in longitudinal section, fig. 1299., and in a transverse one ia ßg. ..."

3. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines: Containing a Clear Exposition by Andrew Ure (1853)
"singeing OF WEBS. The old furnace for singeing cotton goods is represented in longitudinal section, fig. 1299., and in a transverse one in fig. ..."

4. Bleaching and Related Processes as Applied to Textile Fibers and Other Materials by Joseph Merritt Matthews (1921)
"For goods that are to be sent into the market in the white condition, the singeing operation is frequently omitted, and the boiling is sometimes carried out ..."

5. The Cotton Manufacture of Great Britain Systematically Investigated by Andrew Ure (1836)
"SECTION V. The singeing or Gassing of Yarn, The fine cotton yarns which are used for making bobbin-net lace-thread, and for the hosiery trade, are generally ..."

6. The Scottish Jurist: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the House of the by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords (1841)
"... relinquished his singeing husiness, and " whole departments thereof, as carried on hy him in Canon Street, under the firm of ..."

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