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Polish translation of “boil”

boil

verb [I, T]     /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 .
wrzeć, gotować
boiling water Physical and chemical processes
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 .
zagotować, doprowadzać do wrzenia
I've boiled the kettle .Physical and chemical processes
COOK B1 to cook food in water that is boiling
gotować
Boil the pasta for 10 minutes . Preparing food using heatPreparing food
(Definition of boil verb from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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