Translation of "boil" - English-French dictionary


verb /boil/

to turn rapidly from liquid to vapour when heated

I’m boiling the water
The water’s boiling.

to cook by boiling in water etc

faire bouillir
I’ve boiled the potatoes.
boiler noun

a vessel in which water is heated or steam is produced.

a hot water boiler.
boiling point noun

the temperature at which something boils.

point d’ébullition
boil down to

to amount to; to indicate as a final analysis or judgement

revenir à
It all boils down to money
What it boils down to is that you have to make a choice between family and career.
boil over

to boil and overflow

The pan of water boiled over and spilt on the floor.

(Translation of “boil” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)