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simmer
British English: /ˈsɪmə/
American English: /ˈsɪmər/

Translation of simmer in French:

noun

  • ébullition (f) lente

transitive verb

  • faire cuire [quelque chose] à feu doux (soup, vegetables etc)
    laisser frémir (water)

intransitive verb

  • 1
    (soup, vegetables etc)
    cuire à feu doux, mijoter
    (water)
    frémir
  • 2 [figurative]
    (person)
    (with discontent) bouillonner (with de)
    (with passion, excitement) frémir (with de)
    (quarrel, revolt, violence)
    couver
  • 3
    [informal]
    (in sunshine, heat)
    (person, car, city)
    cuire (informal)

Phrasal verbs

simmer down

(informal)
(person)
se calmer
(quarrel, riots, violence)
s'apaiser

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