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.

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