What does scar mean?

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  1. A permanent mark on the skin sometimes caused by the healing of a wound.
  2. (by extension) A permanent effect on someone’s mind, caused by a traumatic experience.
  1. (transitive) To mark the skin permanently.
  2. (intransitive) To form a scar.
  3. (transitive, figuratively) To affect deeply in a traumatic manner.
  1. A cliff.
  2. A rock in the sea breaking out from the surface of the water.
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