singeing

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English *sengynge, sengeand, from Old English *senġende, *senċġende, *sænċġende, from Proto-Germanic *sangijandz, present participle of Proto-Germanic *sangijaną (to singe), equivalent to singe +‎ -ing.

Verb[edit]

singeing

  1. present participle of singe

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English senginge, seengynge, equivalent to singe +‎ -ing.

Noun[edit]

singeing (countable and uncountable, plural singeings)

  1. (uncountable) The act or process of slightly burning.
  2. (countable) A singe; a slight burn.