Translation of "boil" - English-Italian dictionary

boil

verb uk /bɔɪl/ us /bɔɪl/

A2 If a liquid boils, or if you boil it, it reaches the temperature where bubbles rise up in it and it produces steam.

bollire
Could you boil some water for the pasta? Potresti mettere a bollire l’acqua per la pasta?
boiling water acqua bollente

B1 to cook food in water that is boiling

far bollire
Boil the eggs for three minutes. Bollire le uova per tre minuti.

B1 If a container of liquid boils, or if you boil it, it reaches the temperature where bubbles rise up in it and it produces steam.

(far) bollire
Could you boil the kettle for me? Mi potresti mettere a bollire il bollitore?
The pan is boiling. La pentola bolle.
noun uk /bɔɪl/ us /bɔɪl/

a red swollen area on the skin that is infected

foruncolo

(Translation of “boil” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)