boil

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  • Info A boil, also called a furuncle, is a deep folliculitis, infection of the hair follicle. more...
  • It also cannot be boiling too fast because of the same reason.
  • The event also features a low-country boil and is directed towards second- and third-year students.
  • Then place them in cold water and heat the water until it boils. Cited from School and Home Cooking, by Carlotta C. Greer
  • It may be very briefly brought to the boil two or three times.
  • He had never had any boils, and his own teeth would last his time. Cited from To Let, by John Galsworthy
  • Boil three eggs hard, turn in the water for the first two minutes. Cited from My Pet Recipes, Tried and True, by Various
  • Work in this for one to one and a half hours at the boil. Cited from The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics, by Franklin Beech
  • Sometimes the materials are also boiled over a fire and set in the sun to dry.
  • Soon they could see by the increasing light that the water of the river seemed actually to boil. Cited from The Rover of the Andes, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • Within that series, many physical properties such as boiling point gradually increase with increasing mass.
  • It boils right over all at once, No matter what the season. Cited from The Adventures of Johnny Chuck, by T. Burgess
  • Boil six hours and steam two or three more when required. Cited from My Pet Recipes, Tried and True, by Various
  • The next stage in the process is to boil water and make steam.
  • I'll keep it on the boil for as long as I live.
  • A very small amount of energy is sufficient to make it boil.
  • Because of this, the boiling point of water is lower at lower pressure and higher at higher pressure.
  • It is often of very great advantage to boil the milk for some time. Cited from The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV (of IV), by Grant Hague
  • It really boils down to the issue of getting the work done.
  • It also has the highest boiling point of all elements.
  • The moment the milk boils up, it should be taken off the fire. Cited from Advice to a Mother, by Pye Henry Chavasse
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Meaning of boil

  • noun A painful sore with a hard core filled with pus
  • verb Come to the boiling point and change from a liquid to vapor
    Water boils at 100 degrees Celsius
  • verb Immerse or be immersed in a boiling liquid, often for cooking purposes
    boil potatoes, boil wool
  • verb Bring to, or maintain at, the boiling point
    boil this liquid until it evaporates