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Synonyms for boil

bring to the boil

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boil down to something

boil something up

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Synonyms for boil

to cook (food) in liquid heated to the point of steaming

to be in a state of emotional or mental turmoil

boil away: to pass off as vapor, especially when heated

boil down: to reduce in complexity or scope

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Synonyms for boil

a painful sore with a hard core filled with pus

the temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level

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

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

bring to, or maintain at, the boiling point

be agitated

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be in an agitated emotional state

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Common sites for boils are moist areas, such as the groin, or areas where friction occurs, such as under a collar.
So if your water takes two minutes to boil, W=6, as H and M say, but if it takes eight minutes, as it does in my sluggish kitchen, then W=3.
So, today I'm going to refresh your memories on how to boil the perfect egg.
We anticipate resolving the problem as soon as possible and will inform you when you no longer need to boil your water," according to the notification.
Mr Perry added: " We know that this situation is inconvenient to our customers and compensation is something that we will be considering, however, at this stage of the operation we are concentrating on making sure that everyone affected knows about the boil water message, and trying to locate the source of the bacterial problem.
Filled large mug in 35 seconds - not much faster than the Kenwood boils water.
We had the same trouble until we learned that all future hard boiled eggs must be left on the counter for a week (no refrigeration), then boil any way you want.
Add broth, corn, potato, bay leaves and salt; bring to a boil, and boil until potato is fork-tender, about 8 minutes.
We said OK, this is a big issue - people can't even boil an egg,' she said.
As brewers boil the wort, the hops release these alpha acids.
Boil potatoes until tender, drain, peel, mash, and moisten with vegan margarine or with vegetable or mushroom broth.
It is usually so scalding it can boil an egg in five minutes.
With sugar molecules' influence, water will boil at a higher temperature," says Hartel.
Holding water at a rolling boil for 1 minute will inactivate waterborne pathogens, including encysted protozoa (1-3).
It came as a solid stick, was heated on the gas ring, applied to cotton wool and put on to the boil steaming hot, but it worked well, better than bread.