Translation of "boil" - English-Italian dictionary

boil

verb uk /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?
boiling water

B1 to cook food in water that is boiling

far bollire
Boil the eggs for three minutes.

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.

bollire, fare bollire
Could you boil the kettle for me?
The pan is boiling.

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