Definition of First-degree burn

1. Noun. Burn causing redness of the skin surface.

Generic synonyms: Burn
Specialized synonyms: Erythema Solare, Sunburn



Definition of First-degree burn

1. Noun. A mild burn that causes redness of the skin but no blistering. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of First-degree Burn

first-chance exceptions
first-come-first-serve(p)
first-come-first-served
first-degree
first-degree burn (current term)
first-degree burns
first-degree murder
first-floor
first-footing
first-generation
first-half
first-hand
first-mover
first-name
first-nighter
first-order
first-order correlation
first-order kinetics
first-order logic

Literary usage of First-degree burn

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1. Marine Fire Prevention, Firefighting and Fire Safety: A Comprehensive (1994)
"A first-degree burn is a superficial injury, characterized by reddening of the skin. ... A sunburn or mild scald is an example of a first-degree burn. ..."

2. Practical Safety Methods and Devices, Manufacturing and Engineering by George Alvin Cowee (1916)
"A first degree burn is simply a scorching and reddening of the outer layer of the ... In case of a first degree burn, the symptoms are severe burning pain, ..."

3. Practical Safety Methods and Devices, Manufacturing and Engineering by George Alvin Cowee (1916)
"A first degree burn is simply a scorching and reddening of the outer layer of the ... In case of a first degree burn, the symptoms are severe burning pain, ..."

4. Gasoline and how to Use it by George Arthur Burrell, Oil statistical society, inc., Boston (1916)
"The symptoms of a first-degree burn are: severe burning pain, reddening of the skin, formation of blisters; in a second-degree burn, destruction of the skin ..."

5. The U. S. Coal Industry, 1970-1990: Two Decades of Change (1992)
"The least serious is the first- degree burn, which is a reddening of the skin. With second-degree burns, the skin is blistered. ..."

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