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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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The array of pots rather amazed her at first, but John was so fond of jelly, and the nice little jars would look so well on the top shelf, that Meg resolved to fill them all, and spend a long day picking, boiling, straining, and fussing over her jelly.
Tony snatched up the teakettle and began to pour boiling water over the glasses, laughing excitedly.
She was boiling mullets over a few red coals in the huge fireplace.
She ran to it, clutched it with a frantic hand, and, leaning over the boiling water, uttered for the first time his name:
There being no answer to several repetitions of the summons, Ned began to grow impatient; and his little pot of passion quickly boiling over, he picked up a stone, with a naughty purpose to fling it through the window; at the same time blubbering and sputtering with wrath.
Fishiest of all fishy places was the Try Pots, which well deserved its name; for the pots there were always boiling chowders.
There was a long line of hogs, with squeals and lifeblood ebbing away together; until at last each started again, and vanished with a splash into a huge vat of boiling water.
Wilson; at present, it's about up to the boiling point," said George.
The life went boiling through my veins; I was a new man
Luigi's southern blood leaped to the boiling point in a moment under the sharp humiliation of this insult delivered in the presence of four hundred strangers.
The rooster had been boiling steadily over a slow fire since morning, but such was his power of resistance that his shape was as firm and handsome in the pot as on the first moment when he was lowered into it.
They told a tale of woe which was then al- together beyond my feeble comprehension; they were tones loud, long, and deep; they breathed the prayer and complaint of souls boiling over with the bitterest anguish.