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boil

noun
 
 
/bɔɪl/
bring sth to the boil to heat something until it starts to produce bubbles and steam: Bring the water to the boil, then add the rice.Preparing food using heatPreparing foodPhysical and chemical processes
[C] a red swollen area on the skin that is infectedSkin complaints and blemishes
Translations of “boil”
in Arabic بَثرة, حَبّة…
in Korean 종기…
in Malaysian bisul…
in French furoncle…
in Turkish çıban…
in Italian foruncolo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 腫, 癤子,膿瘡…
in Russian нарыв…
in Polish czyrak…
in Vietnamese mụn nhọt…
in Spanish furúnculo…
in Portuguese furúnculo…
in Thai หนอง (ผิวหนัง)…
in German das Geschwür…
in Catalan furóncol…
in Japanese 腫れ物, おでき…
in Indonesian bisul…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肿, 疖子,脓疮…
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