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Meaning of “boiling” in the English Dictionary

"boiling" in British English

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B2 very ​hot: I ​wish I'd ​worn something ​cooler - I'm boiling. We don't usually have such boiling ​hotweather.
(Definition of boiling from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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boilingadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈbɔɪ·lɪŋ/
(of a ​liquid) ​heated to the ​point when it ​starts to ​turn into a ​gas: a ​pot of boiling ​water Boiling can also ​mean very ​hot: He ​workedhours in the boiling ​sun. Boiling can also ​meanextremelyangry: He was boiling with ​rage.
(Definition of boiling from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “boiling”
in Arabic حار جدا…
in Korean 몹시 더운…
in Portuguese muito quente…
in Catalan sufocant…
in Japanese とても暑い…
in Turkish kaynayan, çok sıcak…
in Russian очень горячий, жаркий…
in Italian bollente…
in Polish strasznie gorący, ≈ strasznie gorąco…
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