HyperDic: parboil

English > 1 sense of the word parboil:
VERBchangeparboil, blanchcook (vegetables) briefly
parboil > pronunciation
Soundspaa'rboy.l
Rhymesairfoil ... uncoil: 21 rhymes with oyl...
English > parboil: 1 sense > verb 1, change
Meaningcook (vegetables) briefly.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThe chefs parboil the vegetables
Example"Parboil the beans before freezing them"
Synonymblanch
Categorycooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
BroadercookTransform and make suitable for consumption by heating
Spanishescaldar, sancochar
Catalancoure superficialment, fer donar un bull, passar pel forn

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