Boiled - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌbɔɪld|  American pronunciation of the word boiled
Brit.  |bɔɪld|  British pronunciation of the word boiled
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto boil
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto boil

adjective

- cooked in hot water (syn: poached, stewed)

Examples

...the family's pickiest eater is quite vehement in expressing his feelings about boiled cabbage, a particular detestation of his...

...whether muddy or not, water taken from lakes and streams should be boiled by campers...

The water had all boiled away.

His excitement soon boiled away when the work actually started.

The trade union chief boiled over when the men voted against him.

The small argument boiled over into a serious quarrel.

Having boiled the fish they first bone them.

Raw flesh is generally regarded as more difficult of digestion than boiled or roast meat.

The solution boiled at 57.4°C.

The saucepan boiled dry on the stove.

The boiled vegetables had turned to mush.

Serve with plain boiled rice.

It boiled over, spurting hot water everywhere.

...the discussion of the problem can be boiled down to a couple of critical points...

Will you have the eggs boiled hard?

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