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boil

verb (HEAT LIQUID)
熱的液體
 
 
/bɔɪl/
[I or T] to reach, or cause something to reach, the temperature at which a liquid starts to turn into a gas
(使)沸騰,煮沸,燒開(液體)
Liquid nitrogen boils at a very low temperature.
液態氮在很低的溫度下就會達到沸點。
She scalded herself on some boiling water.
她被開水燙傷了。
If you give water to a small baby to drink, you have to boil it first.
如果你餵嬰兒喝水,必須先把水燒開。
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,燒開(尤指做飯用的容器中的水)
Could you boil the kettle for me?
你能替我燒壺水嗎?
The pan's boiling.
鍋燒開了。
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.
晚飯我煮了些馬鈴薯。
boiled carrots
煮熟的胡蘿蔔
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.
煮乾,燒乾
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 (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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