boil boil  /ˈbɔ ɪl/


  1. (n) a painful sore with a hard core filled with pus
  2. (n) the temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level
  3. (v) come to the boiling point and change from a liquid to vapor
  4. (v) immerse or be immersed in a boiling liquid, often for cooking purposes
  5. (v) bring to, or maintain at, the boiling point
  6. (v) be agitated
  7. (v) be in an agitated emotional state


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  1. The two women have been talking swimsmack ever since, with the rivalry set on boil when Pellegrini and Marin officially became an item.
  2. They say, 'We need to boil all the hope out of him.
  3. Whisk the brown sugar, maple syrup and heavy cream into the butter and bring to a boil.


  1. Boil order issued for 3-block area in Bettendorf

    A boil order has been issued for a 3-block area after a water main break in Bettendorf.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WQAD Moline

  2. Boil order issued in Mettawa

    A boil order was issued Friday for some customers in Mettawa after a water main break.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Daily Herald

  3. Boil Water Order Extended

    Boil water order extended to Saturday Photo Credit:
    on June 14, 2013     Source: NBC Miami

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definition of boil


  1. "People were going, `What are you going to do about things?' I mean, hell, I can't stick my finger in that hole. Everybody wishes they could," said Buffett. "But there's a huge amount of frustration and probably it will boil over in...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Jimmy Buffett Source: LEX18 Lexington KY News

  2. "It's just been on simmer for the moment. Now it's going to start to boil over," said Hill. "This could be the start of the rest of the season. Traditionally, with Silverstone smack in the middle, the preliminaries are over. From now on the...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Damon Hill Source: Liverpool Echo

  3. "I'll boil it down to its core: The euro is the foundation for growth and prosperity, along with the common market, also for Germany. The euro is in danger," Merkel told parliament.
    on May 19, 2010 By: Angela Merkel Source: Economic Times

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