For cookbook author Deborah Krasner the best way to have a burger for dinner is without a bun and seared in salt.
It will, however, be a memory that is seared in the brains of Britons for years to come.
Our citizens, seared by the memory of those we have lost, know too well the price that is paid for liberty.
The outside should be seared and the center should be warm and rare.
I eat pork chops, thick bacon burgers, and the seared fatty edges of a medium-well-done steak.
The young are lured by them, ruined in health and seared in conscience.
Some scenes have been so seared into my brain that I can never forget them.
There is little chance of my being mistaken about facts, which have seared themselves into my recollection.
Unless something happened, and that quickly, they would be seared to a crisp.
A stream of intolerable fire—though the woman had never seen or known of fire—burned her nostrils and seared her lungs.
Old English searian (intransitive) "dry up, to wither," from Proto-Germanic *saurajan (cf. Middle Dutch soor "dry," Old High German soren "become dry"), from root of sear "dried up, withered" (see sere). Meaning "cause to wither" is from early 15c. Meaning "to brand, to burn by hot iron" is recorded from c.1400, originally especially of cauterizing wounds; figurative use is from 1580s. Related: Seared; searing.