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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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A boil develops when a hair follicle or a sebaceous gland (which secretes sebum into the hair follicle) becomes infected, usually with the bacterium staphylococcus aureus, which some people carry on their skin.
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.
Boil, stirring to loosen any brown bits from bottom of pan, until wine evaporates slightly, about 2 minutes.
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.
Cook over medium high heat, whisking constantly until sugar dissolves and mixture comes to a boil.
IT'S one of the most controversial rows ever to hit the culinary world - and shows no signs of going off the boil.
Place over medium heat and stir until all ingredients are blended together and mixture boils.
Add cream to skillet and cook over medium-high heat until cream boils lightly and thickens slightly.
But some say authenticity boils down to the next step: The rolls are cooked in a kettle of boiling water before baking.
Once the water boils, stir in peeled and deveined shrimp and cook, stirring, 1 minute for small shrimp, 2 minutes for medium shrimp and 3 minutes for large shrimp.
Add water; when it boils, add sugar, vinegar and salt and stir.
Logan's science project last year dealt with water-boiling experiments, including factors that determine how fast water boils.
Stirring often, bring to a boil and cook until pasta is just tender to bite, about 10 minutes.