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par·boil

 (pär′boil′)
tr.v. par·boiled, par·boil·ing, par·boils
1. To cook partially by boiling for a brief period: parboiled and then sautéed the new potatoes.
2. To subject to intense, often uncomfortable heat.

[Middle English parboilen, to boil partly, to boil thoroughly (influenced by part, part), from Old French parboillir, to boil thoroughly, from Late Latin perbullīre : Latin per-, thoroughly; see per- + Latin bullīre, to boil.]

parboil

(ˈpɑːˌbɔɪl)
vb (tr)
1. (Cookery) to boil until partially cooked, often before further cooking
2. to subject to uncomfortable heat
[C15: from Old French parboillir, from Late Latin perbullīre to boil thoroughly (see per-, boil1); modern meaning due to confusion of par- with part]

par•boil

(ˈpɑrˌbɔɪl)

v.t.
to boil partially or briefly, as to facilitate further cooking.
[1400–50; late Middle English: to boil partly, (rarely) to boil fully < Middle French parboillir < Late Latin perbullīre to boil through and through (see per-, boil1); change of meaning by confusion of par- with part]

parboil


Past participle: parboiled
Gerund: parboiling

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Present Perfect
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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parboil

To boil until partially cooked.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.parboil - cook (vegetables) brieflyparboil - cook (vegetables) briefly; "Parboil the beans before freezing them"
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"
cook - transform and make suitable for consumption by heating; "These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes"

parboil

verb
To cook (food) in liquid heated to the point of steaming:
Translations

parboil

[ˈpɑːbɔɪl] VTsancochar, cocer a medias

parboil

[ˌpɑːrˈbɔɪl] vtblanchir

parboil

parboil

[ˈpɑːˌbɔɪl] vtsbollentare
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The sun blazing down upon them in the white sand and almost parboiling them, brought anything but relief.
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The new study aims at modifying processing methods at the traditional, small scale parboiling plants to reduce the amount of arsenic.
They're delicious any way you cook them, but I recommend parboiling them in lightly salted water and then dressing with an aromatic olive oil.
-After parboiling, add little quantity of water to avoid burning.
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To cook the bulb in quick time, we're parboiling its wedges before they join the tomatoes, lemon and salmon in the oven.
They end with discussion of weed management and post-harvest processing, including the effect of parboiling on different physicochemical and cooking properties of rice and the nutritional quality evaluation of different rice cultivars.
Parboiled rice bran (PRB), originating from the rice parboiling process, also has low lipase activity, which delays rancidity (MUJAHID et al., 2005; HEUZE & TRAN, 2015).
During the last 20 years, India has seized the basmati market from Pakistan owing to its lead in the development of basmati varieties and improvement in processing technologies especially parboiling. Since 1995, India has developed more than 20 high-yielding, disease-resistant and extra-long varieties of basmati, its hybrids and look-alikes, whereas in Pakistan no successful indigenous high yielding basmati variety has been fielded since the approval of Super Basmati in 1990s.
The superior aroma of Super Basmati becomes irrelevant for the parboiled/sela rice as the aromatic compounds evaporate in the parboiling process.
In general, parboiling is a hydrothermal process used on rough rice and includes various treatments to improve rice quality.