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Translation of "boil" - English-German dictionary

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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