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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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They at once proceeded to light a fire in the huge fireplace; then they placed a great cauldron of boiling water on it.
Certainly; we are floating in a current of boiling water.
Tony snatched up the teakettle and began to pour boiling water over the glasses, laughing excitedly.
He is one of the worthiest creatures breathing; and if any other person had called him villain, I would have thrown all this boiling water in his face.
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.
The boat now flew through the boiling water like a shark all fins.
Among the magicians, were domesticated several animals of very singular kinds; for example, there was a huge horse whose bones were iron and whose blood was boiling water.
A grim smile touched his lips as he snatched a vessel of boiling water from one of the fires and hurled it full in the faces of the warriors.
For a moment perhaps I stood there, breast-high in the almost boiling water, dumbfounded at my position, hopeless of escape.
I answer that I do not base my theory upon what the boiling water does, but upon what a boiled thermometer says.
He's always washing the dishes in boiling water, when he isn't washing himself or his clothes or bedding.
Hence the potatoes, after remaining for some hours in the boiling water, were nearly as hard as ever.