—n. 1. a mark left by a healed wound, sore, or burn.
2. a lasting aftereffect of trouble, esp. a lasting psychological injury resulting from suffering or trauma.
3. any blemish remaining as a trace of or resulting from injury or use.
4. Bot.a mark indicating a former point of attachment, as where a leaf has fallen from a stem.
—v.t. to mark with a scar.
—v.i. to form a scar in healing.
Pronunciation: (skär),[key] —n.Brit. 1. a precipitous, rocky place; cliff.
2. a low or submerged rock in the sea.