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boil

verb (HEAT LIQUID)
热的液体
 
 
/bɔɪl/
[I or T] to reach, or cause something to reach, the temperature at which a liquid starts to turn into a gas
(使)沸腾,煮沸,烧开(液体)
Liquid nitrogen boils at a very low temperature.
液态氮在很低的温度下就会达到沸点。
She scalded herself on some boiling water.
她被开水烫伤了。
If you give water to a small baby to drink, you have to boil it first.
如果你喂婴儿水喝,必须先把水烧开。
Physical and chemical processesHot and heatSultriness and humidity
[I or T] to heat a container, especially one used for cooking, until the liquid in it starts to turn into a gas
煮沸,烧开(尤指做饭用的容器中的水)
Could you boil the kettle for me?
你能给我烧壶水吗?
The pan's boiling.
锅烧开了。
Physical and chemical processes
[T] to cook food by putting it in water that is boiling
在沸水中煮,烹煮
I've boiled some potatoes for dinner.
晚饭我煮了些土豆。
boiled carrots
煮熟的胡萝卜
Preparing food using heatPreparing food
boil dry If a container or food boils dry, all the liquid in the container in which the food was cooking turns to gas.
煮干,烧干
Preparing food using heatPreparing food
[T] to wash clothes in a container of very hot water
在沸水中洗(衣服)
Cleaning clothes
(Definition of boil verb (HEAT LIQUID) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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