Translation of "boil" - English-Portuguese 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.

ferver
Could you boil some water for the pasta?
boiling water

B1 to cook food in water that is boiling

ferver, cozinhar (em água)
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.

ferver
Could you boil the kettle for me?
The pan is boiling.
noun uk /bɔɪl/ us /bɔɪl/

a red swollen area on the skin that is infected

furúnculo

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