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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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