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Definitions of boil

  1. To be agitated by action of heat; to be agitated from any other cause, as waves; to be cooked by boiling; to be agitated with passion. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To heat to the boiling point, or so as to cause ebullition; as, to boil water. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To form, or separate, by boiling or evaporation; as, to boil sugar or salt. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To subject to the action of heat in a boiling liquid so as to produce some specific effect, as cooking, cleansing, etc.; as, to boil meat; to boil clothes. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To steep or soak in warm water. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To heat to the boiling point; cause to bubble by heat; to cook in a boiling liquid. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. To heat to a boiling state; cook in a boiling liquid. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. To bubble through the action of heat; in case of liquid, to become so hot that the liquid begins to turn into gas; be cooked in water; to seethe with an agitation like boiling; as, the swollen river boiled and swiried; be excited by passion and anger; as, his blood boiled. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. To bubble up from the action of heat: to be hot: to be excited or agitated,-v. t. to heat to a boiling state: to cook or dress by boiling. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. To bubble from heat; to be agitated. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. cook in boiling liquid; "boil potatoes" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. bring to, or maintain at, the boiling point, as of water and other liquids; "boil this liquid until it evaporates" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. come to the boiling point and change from a liquid to vapor; "Water boils at 100 degrees Celsius" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. To be agitated, or tumultuously moved, as a liquid by the generation and rising of bubbles of steam (or vapor), or of currents produced by heating it to the boiling point; to be in a state of ebullition; as, the water boils. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. To be agitated like boiling water, by any other cause than heat; to bubble; to effervesce; as, the boiling waves. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. To pass from a liquid to an aeriform state or vapor when heated; as, the water boils away. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. To be moved or excited with passion; to be hot or fervid; as, his blood boils with anger. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. To be in boiling water, as in cooking; as, the potatoes are boiling. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. To heat to a boiling state; to cook by boiling; to subject to heat in a boiling liquid. To boil away, to evaporate by boiling. To boil down, to reduce by boiling; to abridge. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  20. To swell; to heave; to bubble as water by heat; to be agitated or moved violently by any cause; to dress or cook in water. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  21. the temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level; "the brought to water to a boil" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. a painful sore with a hard pus-filled core Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  23. bring to, or maintain at, the boiling point; "boil this liquid until it evaporates" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  24. be agitated; "the sea was churning in the storm" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  25. Act or state of boiling. Webster Dictionary DB
  26. A hard, painful, inflamed tumor, which, on suppuration, discharges pus, mixed with blood, and discloses a small fibrous mass of dead tissue, called the core. Webster Dictionary DB
  27. An inflamed, festering, and painful tumor in the skin, with a central core. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  28. An inflamed swelling or tumor. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  29. An inflamed swelling on the skin. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  30. A painful tumor in the skin. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31. The act or state of boiling. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  32. An immersion in boiling water. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  33. An inflamed tumour. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  34. A tumour upon the flesh; a sore inflamed swelling. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for boil

  1. The Chief came into camp and put a can of water on the fire to boil – I Married a Ranger by Dama Margaret Smith
  2. Much rather, he here, in the closing member of the triplet, suggests a thought which will be stimulus to the diligence and fuel to the fire that makes the spirit boil – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren
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