Significado de "boil" - Learner’s Dictionary

boil

verb [ I, T ] uk us /bɔɪl/
LIQUID

A2 If a liquid boils, or if you boil it, it reaches the temperature where bubbles rise up in it and it produces steam:

I'll boil some water for a cup of tea.
boiling water
CONTAINER

B1 If a container of liquid boils, or if you boil it, the liquid inside it reaches the temperature where bubbles rise up in it and it produces steam:

I've boiled the kettle.
COOK

B1 to cook food in water that is boiling:

Boil the pasta for 10 minutes.
boiled potatoes

(Definición de boil verb del Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)