Sunscald meaning

sŭn'skôld'
Localized injury or death of plant tissues, especially fruit or bark, caused by exposure to intense sunlight in the summer or to rapid temperature fluctuations in the winter.
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A plant injury caused by exposure to bright sunlight or to excessive heat and manifested by whitening or browning of the leaves, fruits, or flowers.
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Localized damage to the woody tissues of trees caused by bright sunlight.
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(intransitive) To suffer such damage.
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