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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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It is easy to boil an egg, either by timing it as soon as the water begins to bubble, or, the even easier way, by putting a temperature-sensitive timer in the pan with the egg.
The lump and the tissue around it begin to swell as pus accumulates and a white or yellow head of pus appears at the centre of the boil.
Their method starts with the egg into cold water, which is raised to the boil before removing the pan from the heat and leaving it for six minutes.
Of course, we all know that water boils at +100[degrees]C.
It never ceases to amaze me to this day how many people still can't boil an egg.
We are advising our customers to boil the water to reduce any potential risk to contamination," according to a notification e-mailed to town residents.
Welsh Water operations director Peter Perry said: "We had vans out yesterday loud-hailing the boil water message across the area affected, concentrating firstly in the most densely populated towns and villages.
It's hard to beat a good old-fashioned breakfast of boiled egg and soldiers but sometimes it's a bit of a faff waiting for water to boil and timing your toast.
You can boil as little as 200ml, but unlike the Eco Kettle you have to look carefully or you can put in more than you want.
At present, beer makers usually mix hops with wort and boil them simultaneously to remove unnecessary aromas and proteins and to create optimum bitterness.
When I want to make nice looking deviled eggs or just need to boil them for eating, we have a fool proof method for the Perfect Boiled Fresh Egg.
To speed up the cooking time, bring the soup quickly to a boil over high heat.
A Lion Quality Eggs spokeswoman the project was launched in response to a large volume of queries from people asking how to properly boil eggs.
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.