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boil

verb
 
/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.
(Definition of boil verb from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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