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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

Imperative
parboil
parboil
Present
I parboil
you parboil
he/she/it parboils
we parboil
you parboil
they parboil
Preterite
I parboiled
you parboiled
he/she/it parboiled
we parboiled
you parboiled
they parboiled
Present Continuous
I am parboiling
you are parboiling
he/she/it is parboiling
we are parboiling
you are parboiling
they are parboiling
Present Perfect
I have parboiled
you have parboiled
he/she/it has parboiled
we have parboiled
you have parboiled
they have parboiled
Past Continuous
I was parboiling
you were parboiling
he/she/it was parboiling
we were parboiling
you were parboiling
they were parboiling
Past Perfect
I had parboiled
you had parboiled
he/she/it had parboiled
we had parboiled
you had parboiled
they had parboiled
Future
I will parboil
you will parboil
he/she/it will parboil
we will parboil
you will parboil
they will parboil
Future Perfect
I will have parboiled
you will have parboiled
he/she/it will have parboiled
we will have parboiled
you will have parboiled
they will have parboiled
Future Continuous
I will be parboiling
you will be parboiling
he/she/it will be parboiling
we will be parboiling
you will be parboiling
they will be parboiling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been parboiling
you have been parboiling
he/she/it has been parboiling
we have been parboiling
you have been parboiling
they have been parboiling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been parboiling
you will have been parboiling
he/she/it will have been parboiling
we will have been parboiling
you will have been parboiling
they will have been parboiling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been parboiling
you had been parboiling
he/she/it had been parboiling
we had been parboiling
you had been parboiling
they had been parboiling
Conditional
I would parboil
you would parboil
he/she/it would parboil
we would parboil
you would parboil
they would parboil
Past Conditional
I would have parboiled
you would have parboiled
he/she/it would have parboiled
we would have parboiled
you would have parboiled
they would have parboiled

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