boil verb (HEAT LIQUID) translate to Traditional Chinese

Translation of "boil" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


[I or T] to reach, or cause something to reach, the temperature at which a liquid starts to turn into a gas
Liquid nitrogen boils at a very low temperature.
She scalded herself on some boiling water.
If you give water to a small baby to drink, you have to boil it first.
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
Could you boil the kettle for me?
The pan's boiling.
Physical and chemical processes
[T] to cook food by putting it in water that is boiling
I've boiled some potatoes for dinner.
boiled carrots
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.
Preparing food using heatPreparing food
[T] to wash clothes in a container of very hot water
Cleaning clothes
(Definition of boil verb (HEAT LIQUID) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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