Definitions for boil

Definitions for (noun) boil

Main entry: boil, boiling point

Definition: the temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level

Usage: they brought the water to a boil

Main entry: furuncle, boil

Definition: a painful sore with a hard core filled with pus

Definitions for (verb) boil

Main entry: boil

Definition: immerse or be immersed in a boiling liquid, often for cooking purposes

Usage: boil potatoes; boil wool

Main entry: boil

Definition: bring to, or maintain at, the boiling point

Usage: boil this liquid until it evaporates

Main entry: boil

Definition: come to the boiling point and change from a liquid to vapor

Usage: Water boils at 100 degrees Celsius

Main entry: seethe, boil

Definition: be in an agitated emotional state

Usage: The customer was seething with anger

Main entry: churn, boil, moil, roil

Definition: be agitated

Usage: the sea was churning in the storm

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