(v.) = gild ; sear ; brown. Ex: The cut edges of the book might then be sprinkled or brushed with colour or (less commonly) marbled or gilded. Ex: Searing meat is the process for caramelising the sugars present in meat and forming an aesthetic crust around its surface. Ex: The sausages were browned on the hob before being transferred to a casserole dish. ---- * dorar la píldora = sweeten + the pill ; spin-doctor ; take + the bite out of ; sugar + the pill ; sugar-coat + the pill ; sugar-coat ; take + the teeth out of. * hierro para dorar = hot tool. * prensa para dorar = arming press.