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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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