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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. hervir Could you boil some water for the pasta? boiling water
B1 to cook food in water that is boiling hervir 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. (poner a) hervir Could you boil the kettle for me? The pan is boiling.
noun   /bɔɪl/
a red swollen area on the skin that is infected forúnculo
(Definition of boil from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

boil

verb /boil/
to turn rapidly from liquid to vapour when heated hervir I’m boiling the water The water’s boiling.
to cook by boiling in water etc hervir, hacer hervir, cocer I’ve boiled the potatoes.
boiler noun
a vessel in which water is heated or steam is produced caldera a hot water boiler.
boiling point noun
the temperature at which something boils punto de ebullición The boiling point of water is 100 degrees Celsius.
boil down to phrasal verb
to amount to; to indicate as a final analysis or judgement reducirse a, resumirse en It all boils down to money What it boils down to is that you have to make a choice between family and career.
boil over phrasal verb
to boil and overflow desbordarse, rebosar The pan of water boiled over and spilt on the floor.
(Definition of boil from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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