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Verb: boil  boyl
  1. Come to the boiling point and change from a liquid to vapour
    "Water boils at 100 degrees Celsius"
     
  2. Immerse or be immersed in a boiling liquid, often for cooking purposes
    "boil potatoes"; "boil wool"
     
  3. Bring to, or maintain at, the boiling point
    "boil this liquid until it evaporates"
     
  4. Be agitated
    "the sea was boiling in the storm";
    - churn, moil [N. Amer], roil
     
  5. Be in an agitated emotional state
    "The customer was boiling with anger";
    - seethe
Noun: boil  boyl
  1. A painful sore with a hard core filled with pus
    - furuncle
     
  2. The temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level
    "they brought the water to a boil";
    - boiling point

Sounds like: Boyle

Derived forms: boiled, boils, boiling

Type of: alter, be, change, change state, modify, move, staphylococcal infection, temperature, turn

Antonym: freeze

Encyclopedia: Boil, Bulgaria