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Translation of "boil" - English-French dictionary

boil

verb /boil/
to turn rapidly from liquid to vapour when heated bouillir 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. chaudière 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 déborder The pan of water boiled over and spilt on the floor.
(Definition of boil from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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