HyperDic: boiling

English > 3 senses of the word boiling:
NOUNprocessboilingthe application of heat / heat to change something from a liquid / liquid to a gas
actboiling, stewing, simmeringcooking in a liquid / liquid that has been brought to a boil
ADVERBallboilingextremely
boiling > pronunciation
Soundsboy'lihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > boiling: 3 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningThe application of heat / heat to change something from a liquid / liquid to a gas.
Narrowerdecoction process, decoction mashing(brewing) a process in which part of the mash is removed and boiled and then returned
Broaderheating, warmingThe process of becoming warmer
vaporization, vaporisation, vapor, vapour, evaporationThe process of becoming a vapor
Spanishebullición
Catalanebullició
English > boiling: 3 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningcooking in a liquid / liquid that has been brought to a boil.
Synonymsstewing, simmering
Broadercooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
Spanishebullición
Catalanebullició
English > boiling: 3 senses > adverb 1
MeaningExtremely.
Example"boiling mad"
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression

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