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English definition of “boiling”


adjective [not gradable]    /ˈbɔɪ·lɪŋ/
(of a liquid ) heated to the point when it starts to turn into a gas : a pot of boiling water Boiling can also mean very hot : He worked hours in the boiling sun . Boiling can also mean extremely angry : He was boiling with rage .
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