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boil

verb /boil/
to turn rapidly from liquid to vapour when heated
kochen
I’m boiling the water The water’s boiling.
to cook by boiling in water etc
kochen
I’ve boiled the potatoes.
boiler noun a vessel in which water is heated or steam is produced.
der Sieder
a hot water boiler.
boiling point noun the temperature at which something boils.
der Siedepunkt
boil down to to amount to; to indicate as a final analysis or judgement
sich auf etwas reduzieren
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
überkochen
The pan of water boiled over and spilt on the floor.
(Definition of boil from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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