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  Words related to boil

Related / Similar Words: boiling point, furuncle, seethe, churn, moil, roil

 

Definition:
  • the temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level; "the brought to water to a boil";
  • a painful sore with a hard pus-filled core;
  • cook in boiling liquid; "boil potatoes";
  • bring to, or maintain at, the boiling point; "boil this liquid until it evaporates";
  • come to the boiling point and change from a liquid to vapor; "Water boils at 100 degrees Celsius";
  • be in an agitated emotional state; "The customer was seething with anger";
  • be agitated; "the sea was churning in the storm";

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    Hyponyms: gumboil, overboil, simmer, decoct, boil over, bubble over, overflow, spill over, ferment, sizzle, seethe, roll

     

    Derivational Morphology: boiling point, kettle, boiler, steam boiler

     

    Language Translations:
    Afrikaans: kook   Chinese: 煮沸  
    Dutch: koken   Finnish: kiehuttaa  
    French: faire bouillir   German: sieden  
    Greek: βράσει   Hebrew: להרתיח  
    Italian: bollire   Japanese: 沸かす  
    Portuguese: ferver   Russian: кипятить  
    Spanish: hervir   Swedish: koka  
     
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