Boiling - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbɔɪlɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word boiling
Brit.  |ˈbɔɪlɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word boiling
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to boil

noun

- the application of heat to change something from a liquid to a gas
- cooking in a liquid that has been brought to a boil (syn: simmering, stewing)

adverb

- extremely

Examples

I'm boiling in this suit.

It is boiling in here.

The sun was boiling hot.

He is boiling mad at how he was treated.

Can I open a window? It's boiling in here.

It was a boiling hot morning.

french fries cooked in boiling oil

The boiling point of water is 212° Fahrenheit or 100° Celsius.

...when the situation reached the boiling point, the President had no choice but to order out the National Guard...

We purified the water by boiling it.

Scald the tomatoes in boiling water so that you can peel them more easily.

After boiling the broccoli, submerge it in ice water to stop the cooking process.

The water has been boiling away for ten minutes.

He was boiling with rage.

Turn off the gas, the milk is boiling over.

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