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boil 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/boil/,
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boiling, present participle; boils, 3rd person singular present; boiled, past participle; boiled, past tense;
  1. Heat (a liquid) to the temperature at which it bubbles and turns to vapor
    • - we tried to get people to boil their drinking water
    • - I'll boil up the stock
  2. (of a liquid) Be at or reach this temperature
    • - he waited for the water to boil
  3. Heat (a container) until the liquid in it reaches such a temperature
    • - she boiled the kettle and took down a couple of mugs
  4. (of a container) Be heated until the liquid in it reaches such a temperature
    • - the kettle boiled and he filled the teapot
  5. Subject (something) to the heat of boiling liquid, in particular

  6. Cook (food) by immersing in boiling water
    • - boil the potatoes until well done
    • - two boiled eggs
  7. (of food) Be cooked in boiling water
    • - make the sauce while the lobsters are boiling
  8. Wash or sterilize (clothes) in very hot water

  9. Execute (someone) by subjecting them to the heat of boiling liquid

  10. (of the sea or clouds) Be turbulent and stormy
    • - a huge cliff with the black sea boiling below
  11. (of a person or strong emotion) Be stirred up or inflamed
    • - he was boiling with rage
Noun
  1. An inflamed pus-filled swelling on the skin, typically caused by the infection of a hair follicle


  1. a painful sore with a hard core filled with pus
  2. come to the boiling point and change from a liquid to vapor; "Water boils at 100 degrees Celsius"
  3. boiling point: the temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level; "they brought the water to a boil"
  4. immerse or be immersed in a boiling liquid, often for cooking purposes; "boil potatoes"; "boil wool"
  5. bring to, or maintain at, the boiling point; "boil this liquid until it evaporates"
  6. churn: be agitated; "the sea was churning in the storm"
  7. A boil (or Furuncle) is a deep infective folliculitis (infection of the hair follicle). It is almost always caused by infection by the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus, resulting in painful swollen area on the skin caused by an accumulation of pus and dead tissue. ...
  8. Boil is a live album by Foetus released in 1996. Boil is culled from Foetus' Rednecropolis 96 European tour.
  9. Boiling, a type of phase transition, is the rapid vaporization of a liquid, which typically occurs when a liquid is heated to its boiling point, the temperature at which the vapor pressure of the liquid is equal to the pressure exerted on the liquid by the surrounding environmental pressure. ...
  10. A localized accumulation of pus in the skin, resulting from infection; To heat (a liquid) to the point where it begins to turn into a gas; To cook in boiling water; Of a liquid, to begin to turn into a gas, seethe; Said of weather being uncomfortably hot
  11. (Boiled) eggs are one of the simplest items to cook, are low in calories and full of protein.
  12. (Boiling) Cooking food in water at 212 degrees Fahr.
  13. (BOILING) The change of state whereby a liquid becomes a vapor with the formation of bubbles.
  14. (Boiling) A critical step during the brewing process during which wort (unfermented beer) is boiled inside the brew kettle. During the boiling, one or more hop additions can occur to achieve bittering, hop flavor, and hop aroma in the finished beer. ...
  15. (Boiling) Cooking food by transferring heat from water at around 212° F to food (water will have large, rolling bubbles rising to the surface)
  16. (Boiling) Cooking foods in water or other liquid that is hot enough to have bubbles emerge from the surface. Boiling toughens proteins and causes a loss of nutrients in vegetables. The stock from boiling can be used in making soups, etc. ...
  17. (Boiling) Preparation method which cooks a liquid at a temperature of 212F or 100C.
  18. (Boiling) When bubbles form at the bottom of the pot and then rise to break the surface.
  19. (Boiling) eggs calls for little comment, except for the admittedly fundamental one that it is best not to boil them. ...
  20. (Boiling) indicates anger. For example, a dream of milk boiling over indicates issues with mother (milk) need to be dealt with.
  21. (Boiling) is the safest method. Bring to a rolling boil for 10 minutes. Put oxygen back into the water by pouring it back and forth between containers.
  22. (boiling) (BOI ling) — when liquid is turning into a gas as fast as possible
  23. (boiling) (n.): angry or unruly group
  24. Boiling - Blanching - Braising - Coddling - Double steaming - Infusion - Poaching - Pressure cooking - Simmering - Steaming - Steeping - Stewing - Vacuum flask cooking
  25. For boiling water, soups, or rice. In the latter case, guoba often forms