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English definition of “boil”

boil

noun (HEAT)    /bɔɪl/
[S] the act of washing or cooking something in very hot waterCleaning clothesPreparing food using heatPreparing food the boil the state of boiling: Bring the water to the boil, then add the pasta. Let the liquid come to the boil and then reduce the heat.Physical and chemical processes
(Definition of boil noun (HEAT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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