Keywords: singe, scorch
As a Noun
1. A surface which has been slightly burnt so that it changes colour but does not catch fire; a singed surface.
2. A surface which has been burnt slightly or damaged by heat.
As a Verb or Adjective
1. To slightly burn a surface so that it changes colour but does not catch fire. English = singe.
2. To burn and slightly damage a surface by heat. English = scorch.