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si mer

  • n  temperature just below the boiling point
    the stew remained at a simmer for hours
  • v  boil slowly at low temperature
    simmer the sauce
    simmering water

  • So I put that idea on the back burner and just kind of let it simmer.
  • Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer until the water has been absorbed, 12 to 15 minutes.
  • Instead, I quietly simmer, indulging violent fantasies that involve the loud-mouthed caller's being stranded in a swamp with nothing but his cell phone and a starving, 1,200-lb .

  • Damon Hill in ESPN STAR Sports
    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...
  • Steve Kerr in The Olympian
    It's always important to take a little down time after a season ends to let the emotion kind of simmer and make a clear-headed decision,Kerr said.

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