When you get yourself so shitfaced you can't stand.
A form of protection; to make sure so others don't get you wasted first.
Opposite of blitzkrieged.
SELF DESTRUCT BEFORE YOU ARE DESTROYED
Tomato Head: "I'm gunna get you blizkrieged!"
Retirement Home: "Tomato Head, NO! I'm going to get scorched-earth instead. GO AWAY"
When an army is retreating, destroying everything that could be of use to the enemy as it goes ie: railways,bridges,buildings,power,oil instalations etc etc so all that falls into the enemys hands is wreckage&land scorched by demolition charges.
"as they retreated, they destroyed everything in thier path leaving nothing but fire, destruction and scorched earth"
A bald spot that is typically found on a younger man's head that can be attributed to a personality that constantly displays extreme self-esteem issues, which in turn, causes unwarranted and completely random outbursts of fiery rage.
Student 1: Man! Why is that weird kid always flipping out on our spanish teacher?
Student 2: No idea, but I bet thats why he's got some Scorched Earth spreading across his Dome
a woman who has razor burn on her downstairs.
That woman had a bad case of scorched earth.
characterized by utilizing all methods of legal research, including but not limited to secondary sources, digests, headnotes, terms and connectors, etc.
It seems as if you've under-utilized some important legal research tools; remember, you need to use a scorched earth research strategy thereby covering all your bases.
for one entity to minimize incentive for a hostile entities to take over (from a military strategy of destroying anything of one's own assets the enemy could use during an occupation, popularized by China during World War 2)
The scorched earth campaign to stop them from nationalizing their business would surely backfire when customers complained.