Noun(1) a painful sore with a hard core filled with pus(2) the temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level
Verb(1) come to the boiling point and change from a liquid to vapor(2) immerse or be immersed in a boiling liquid, often for cooking purposes(3) bring to, or maintain at, the boiling point(4) be agitated(5) be in an agitated emotional state
(1) I had to boil up the water in an old kettle with a frayed wire.(2) In a medium saucepan, bring two inches of water to a boil and remove from the heat.(3) Or what of the porridge left on the boil too long or the cat's fur balls?(4) Bring to the boil then turn down the heat and simmer gently for 15-20 minutes or until the veggies are tender and the sauce thickened.(5) The economy has gone off the boil .(6) It has gone off the boil this year, but Dampier still backs it for consistent returns.(7) boil the potatoes until well done(8) I'll boil up the stock(9) Seas will boil , the earth will tremble, man will be sent scurrying back to the caves.(10) Bring to a boil and slowly whisk in the cornstarch, a little at a time.(11) Add the lentils, broth, tomatoes and tomato paste to the pot and bring to a boil .(12) Add the tomatoes, wine and thyme and bring to the boil , turn to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes.(13) The charity hopes to have every kettle in the county on the boil this May for their annual fundraising Tea Day.(14) Bring slowly to the boil , skimming off the froth that rises to the surface.(15) He felt all of his anger of the past weeks boil up.(16) She loved people to call, and the welcome was always there, because the kettle was always on the boil , and her face would light up when she would come to the door.
(1) to boil :: kook
1. boiling point ::
2. swelling ::
3. furuncle ::
4. bring to a boil ::
bring tot kookpunt
5. simmer ::
6. churn ::
7. moil ::
8. seethe ::
Different Formsboil, boiled, boiling, boilings, boils
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