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boil·ing

 (boi′lĭng)
adj.
1. Heated to or past the boiling point: a kettle of boiling water.
2. Very angry or upset; seething.
adv.
Used as an intensive: fainted because it was boiling hot; boiling mad over the mistake.

boiling

(ˈbɔɪlɪŋ)
adj, adv
very warm: a boiling hot day.
n
the whole boiling slang the whole lot

boil•ing

(ˈbɔɪ lɪŋ)

adj.
1. having reached the boiling point: boiling water.
2. fiercely churning or swirling: the boiling seas.
3. (of anger, rage, etc.) intense; fierce.
adv.
4. to an extreme extent: It's boiling hot outside. I was boiling mad.
[1250–1300]
boil′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.boiling - the application of heat to change something from a liquid to a gas
decoction mashing, decoction process - (brewing) a process in which part of the mash is removed and boiled and then returned
heating, warming - the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature
evaporation, vaporisation, vaporization, vapour, vapor - the process of becoming a vapor
2.boiling - cooking in a liquid that has been brought to a boilboiling - cooking in a liquid that has been brought to a boil
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
Adv.1.boiling - extremely; "boiling mad"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

boiling

boiling

adjective
Translations
varvroucí
kogende
kiehuva
לוהטקודחרותח
uzavreo
沸き立つ
끓는
vrelzelo vroč
vrelo
kokhet
กำลังเดือด
đang sôi

boiling

[ˈbɔɪlɪŋ]
A. ADJ
1. (gen) → hirviendo
2. (fig)
2.1. (= very hot) I'm boilingestoy asado
it's boiling in hereaquí hace un calor terrible
2.2. (= angry) → echando chispas
B. ADV it's boiling hot (weather) → hace un calor espantoso
on a boiling hot dayun día de mucho calor
I'm boiling hotestoy asado
C. CPD boiling point Npunto m de ebullición

boiling

[ˈbɔɪlɪŋ] adj
I'm boiling, I'm boiling hot → je crève de chaud
it's boiling in here! → il fait une chaleur torride ici!
a boiling hot day → une journée torrideboiling point npoint m d'ébullitionboil-in-the-bag [ˌbɔɪlɪnðəˈbæg] adj [rice] → en sachet cuisson

boiling

:
boiling fowl
nSuppenhuhn nt
boiling point
n (lit, fig)Siedepunkt m; at boiling (lit, fig)auf dem Siedepunkt; to reach boiling (lit, fig)den Siedepunkt erreichen; (feelings also, person)auf dem Siedepunkt anlangen
boiling pot
n (fig: = tumultuous situation) → Tohuwabohu nt

boiling

[ˈbɔɪlɪŋ] adj (also) (fig) → bollente
a boiling hot day → un giorno torrido
I'm boiling (hot) (fam) → sto morendo di caldo

boiling

غَلَيَان vroucí kogende kochend βραστός hirviendo kiehuva bouillant uzavreo bollente 沸き立つ 끓는 kokend kokende wrzący fervente кипящий kokhet กำลังเดือด kaynar đang sôi 沸腾的

boiling

adj hirviendo; — water agua hirviendo
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So Lina said, no, she would never repeat it to anyone, and then the cook said: 'Early tomorrow morning, when the forester is out hunting, I will heat the water, and when it is boiling in the kettle, I will throw in Fundevogel, and will boil him in it.
When the water in the kettle was boiling, the cook went into the bedroom to fetch Fundevogel and throw him into it.
Poor Pinocchio ran to the fireplace where the pot was boiling and stretched out his hand to take the cover off, but to his amazement the pot was only painted
Serle understands boiling an egg better than any body.
The prow of the boat is partially unbroken, and is drawn just balancing upon the monster's spine; and standing in that prow, for that one single incomputable flash of time, you behold an oarsman, half shrouded by the incensed boiling spout of the whale, and in the act of leaping, as if from a precipice.
From the ship, the smoke of the torments of the boiling whale is going up like the smoke over a village of smithies; and to windward, a black cloud, rising up with earnest of squalls and rains, seems to quicken the activity of the excited seamen.
Little bells were hung all round it; and when the pot was boiling, these bells tinkled in the most charming manner, and played the old melody,
Kamerovsky, look after the coffee; it's boiling over.
It enjoins him to be careful, and cut his work into as thin slices as possible, inasmuch as by so doing the business of boiling out the oil is much accelerated, and its quantity considerably increased, besides perhaps improving it in quality.
Certainly; we are floating in a current of boiling water.
For a moment perhaps I stood there, breast-high in the almost boiling water, dumbfounded at my position, hopeless of escape.
The banks of the river, for a considerable distance, both above and below the falls, have a volcanic character: masses of basaltic rock are piled one upon another; the water makes its way through their broken chasms, boiling through narrow channels, or pitching in beautiful cascades over ridges of basaltic columns.