verb (used with object), scarred, scar·ring.
verb (used without object), scarred, scar·ring.
Origin of scar1
Related formsscar·less, adjectiveun·scarred, adjective
Examples from the Web for scarring
A new procedure for hysterectomies, done via robotic arm via a single incision, results in no scarring and little downtime.
Patients in need of therapeutic dilatation of this sort often need a redo every year or two as scarring reaccumulates.Sounding Takes Off, but Injuries (Fork in the Penis!) Are Inevitable|Kent Sepkowitz|August 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
We are rotating troops through three and four tours of duty, scarring their bodies and psyches.
Patients typically return to work in one or two days with little to no scarring.
In order that the chances of marked inflammatory action and scarring (always possibilities) may be reduced to a minimum.
Along came Napoleon, hacking away the limbs and scarring the gnarled trunk with fire and sword.Blood and Iron|John Hubert Greusel
In this latter disease there is usually but slight scaliness, and rarely any scarring.
You'll have to run along—you run over and listen, with the rest, to Elliott's heroic tale of this scarring of the face of nature.Then I'll Come Back to You|Larry Evans
Scarring his face with a stick of caustic to render himself unrecognizable.The Green Book|Mr Jkai