boiling boiling  /ˈbɔ ɪ lɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the application of heat to change something from a liquid to a gas
  2. (n) cooking in a liquid that has been brought to a boil
  3. (adv) extremely

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Usage(s):

  1. Even as Iceland's finances collapse, it still reaps dividends from the geothermal heat boiling under its frozen landscapes.
  2. Krugman frames his argument with the colorful analogy of the slowly boiling frog.
  3. The resulting syngas a cocktail of light gases, including methane and natural gas is burned, boiling water into steam to run a turbine.

News

  1. Bonnaroo 2013: Top 10 Best Performances

    Boiling down the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival to 10 great performances is always a fool's errand -- how can hundreds of shows and four days of...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Billboard

  2. Boiling Springs man wins $300,000 in lottery

    A Boiling Springs man recently learned his lucky lottery numbers really are one in a million — and then some.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Spartanburg Herald-Journal

  3. Boiling Springs plans money for new town hall, worker raises

    Published: Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:53 PM. BOILING SPRINGS --Water and tax rates are expected to remain the same next year, but the Boiling Springs town budget includes funding for a proposed new $2 million town hall and salary increases for town employees.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Shelby Star

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Quotes

  1. "I feel like I have a full tank, and coming to a new team with a lot of guys who have a passion for football, that's going to re-energize me even more," Kerney said. "I'm boiling over just thinking about that first game next year. I couldn't...
    on Mar 7, 2007 By: Patrick Kerney Source: Forbes

  2. "This is a boiling frog issue -- how long can you stay in the water before you get boiled to death," Seidenberg said. "We're looking at close to double-digit increases in healthcare costs going into the future."
    on Mar 12, 2009 By: Ivan Seidenberg Source: Reuters

  3. "We felt like we had a lot of jump," Eric Staal said. "We were at the boiling point as soon as that puck dropped to start the game. We were really firing with a lot of energy and the atmosphere was unbelievable and that adds to it. It was a...
    on Feb 24, 2010 By: Eric Staal Source: CBC.ca

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