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sim·mer

 (sĭm′ər)
v. sim·mered, sim·mer·ing, sim·mers
v.intr.
1. To be cooked gently or remain just at or below the boiling point.
2.
a. To be filled with pent-up emotion: simmer with resentment.
b. To be in a state of mild agitation or turmoil: resentment simmering between rivals.
c. To develop in a slow or unexcited way: She let the idea for the novel simmer. See Synonyms at boil1.
v.tr.
1. To cook (food) gently in a liquid just at or below the boiling point.
2. To keep (a liquid) near or just below the boiling point.
n.
The state or process of simmering.
Phrasal Verb:
simmer down
To become calm after excitement or anger.

[Alteration of Middle English simpren, to simmer, probably of imitative origin.]

simmer

(ˈsɪmə)
vb
1. (Cookery) to cook (food) gently at or just below the boiling point
2. (intr) to be about to break out in rage or excitement
n
the act, sound, or state of simmering
[C17: perhaps of imitative origin; compare German summen to hum]

sim•mer

(ˈsɪm ər)

v.i.
1. to cook just at or below the boiling point.
2. to be in a state of subdued or restrained activity, development, excitement, anger, etc.
v.t.
3. to keep (liquid) in a state approaching boiling.
4. to cook in a liquid kept just at or below the boiling point.
5. simmer down,
a. to become calm or quiet.
b. to reduce in volume by simmering.
n.
6. the state or process of simmering.
[1645–55; alter. of earlier simper, late Middle English; of obscure orig.]
sim′mer•ing•ly, adv.
syn: See boil1.

simmer


Past participle: simmered
Gerund: simmering

Imperative
simmer
simmer
Present
I simmer
you simmer
he/she/it simmers
we simmer
you simmer
they simmer
Preterite
I simmered
you simmered
he/she/it simmered
we simmered
you simmered
they simmered
Present Continuous
I am simmering
you are simmering
he/she/it is simmering
we are simmering
you are simmering
they are simmering
Present Perfect
I have simmered
you have simmered
he/she/it has simmered
we have simmered
you have simmered
they have simmered
Past Continuous
I was simmering
you were simmering
he/she/it was simmering
we were simmering
you were simmering
they were simmering
Past Perfect
I had simmered
you had simmered
he/she/it had simmered
we had simmered
you had simmered
they had simmered
Future
I will simmer
you will simmer
he/she/it will simmer
we will simmer
you will simmer
they will simmer
Future Perfect
I will have simmered
you will have simmered
he/she/it will have simmered
we will have simmered
you will have simmered
they will have simmered
Future Continuous
I will be simmering
you will be simmering
he/she/it will be simmering
we will be simmering
you will be simmering
they will be simmering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been simmering
you have been simmering
he/she/it has been simmering
we have been simmering
you have been simmering
they have been simmering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been simmering
you will have been simmering
he/she/it will have been simmering
we will have been simmering
you will have been simmering
they will have been simmering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been simmering
you had been simmering
he/she/it had been simmering
we had been simmering
you had been simmering
they had been simmering
Conditional
I would simmer
you would simmer
he/she/it would simmer
we would simmer
you would simmer
they would simmer
Past Conditional
I would have simmered
you would have simmered
he/she/it would have simmered
we would have simmered
you would have simmered
they would have simmered

simmer

To cook food gently just below boiling point, at around 185–200 °F.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.simmer - temperature just below the boiling pointsimmer - temperature just below the boiling point; "the stew remained at a simmer for hours"
temperature - the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
Verb1.simmer - boil slowly at low temperature; "simmer the sauce"; "simmering water"
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"
boil - immerse or be immersed in a boiling liquid, often for cooking purposes; "boil potatoes"; "boil wool"

simmer

verb
1. bubble, stew, boil gently, seethe, cook gently Turn the heat down so the sauce simmers gently.
2. fume, seethe, smoulder, burn, smart, rage, boil, be angry, see red (informal), be tense, be pissed (off) (taboo slang), be agitated, be uptight (informal) He simmered with rage.
simmer down (Informal) calm down, grow quieter, control yourself, unwind (informal), contain yourself, collect yourself, cool off or down, get down off your high horse (informal) After an hour or so, she finally managed to simmer down.

simmer

verb
1. To cook (food) in liquid heated to the point of steaming:
2. To be in a state of emotional or mental turmoil:
phrasal verb
simmer down
To bring one's emotions under control:
Idiom: cool it.
Translations
يَطْبُخُ على نارٍ خَفيفَهيَغْلِي بِرِفْق
bublatmírně povařitmírně vařit
simrelade simre
kiehua hiljalleen
ključati
lassú tûzön süt
krauma, malla
弱火でとろとろ煮る
서서히 끓다
virti ant lėtos ugnies
vārīties uz lēnas uguns
mierne variť
sjuda
ตุ๋น
hafif ateşte piş mekyavaş yavaş kaynatmak
ninh nhỏ lửa

simmer

[ˈsɪməʳ]
C. N to be/keep on the simmerhervir a fuego lento
simmer down VI + ADV (fig) → calmarse, tranquilizarse
simmer down!¡cálmate!

simmer

[ˈsɪmər]
vi
[soup, sauce] → mijoter
[conflict, quarrel] → couver
vt [+ soup, sauce] → laisser mijoter
simmer down
vi (= calm down) → se calmer

simmer

n to be on the simmer (Cook) → auf kleiner Flamme kochen; to keep something on the simmer (lit)etw auf kleiner Flamme kochen lassen; (fig)etw nicht zur Ruhe kommen lassen
viauf kleiner Flamme kochen; (fig, with rage) → kochen (inf); (with excitement) → fiebern

simmer

[ˈsɪməʳ]
2. vi (water) → sobbollire; (food) → cuocere a fuoco lento (fig) (revolt) → covare
to simmer with rage → ribollire dalla rabbia
simmer down vi + adv (fig) (fam) → calmarsi

simmer

(ˈsimə) verb
to (cause to) cook gently at or just below boiling point. The stew simmered on the stove; Simmer the ingredients in water for five minutes.
simmer down
to calm down.

simmer

يَغْلِي بِرِفْق mírně povařit simre köcheln σιγοβράζω hervir a fuego lento kiehua hiljalleen mijoter ključati cuocere a fuoco lento 弱火でとろとろ煮る 서서히 끓다 sudderen småkoke ugotować się na wolnym ogniu cozinhar em fogo fraco, cozinhar em lume brando варить на медленном огне sjuda ตุ๋น yavaş yavaş kaynatmak ninh nhỏ lửa

simmer

v. cocer a fuego lento.
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