HyperDic: simmer

English > 2 senses of the word simmer:
VERBchangesimmerboil slowly at low temperature
NOUNattributesimmertemperature just below the boiling point
simmer > pronunciation
Soundssih'mer
RhymesAmor ... Zimmer: 100 rhymes with mer...
English > simmer: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaningtemperature just below the boiling point.
Example"the stew remained at a simmer for hours"
BroadertemperatureThe degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment / environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
Verbssimmerboil slowly at low temperature
English > simmer: 2 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningBoil slowly at low temperature.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something
ModelThe chefs simmer the vegetables
Examples
  • "simmer the sauce"
  • "simmering water"
Categorycooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
BroaderboilImmerse or be immersed in a boiling liquid / liquid, often for cooking purposes
Nounssimmertemperature just below the boiling point
simmeringcooking in a liquid / liquid that has been brought to a boil

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