if I a human touches really hot metal why would the first layers of skin stick to the metal , rather than just leave a burn?

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if I a human touches really hot metal why would the first layers of skin stick to the metal , rather than just leave a burn?

In: Physics

At high enough temperatures the fat under skin can melt. This is what’s happening when you touch something very hot, the skin burns and the fat melts and attaches to the metal.