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boil 1

British English: /bɔɪl/
American English: /bɔɪl/

intransitive verb

  • 1
    (Physics)
    sieden
    the kettle's boiling
    das Wasser im Kessel kocht
    keep the pot boiling
    [figurative]
    dafür sorgen, dass es weitergeht
  • 4 [figurative] [colloquial]
    (be hot)
    sehr heiß sein
    I'm boiling
    mir ist heiß
    be boiling [hot]
    sehr heiß sein
    (Wasser)
    kochend heiß sein
    a boiling hot August day
    ein glühend heißer Augusttag

transitive verb

  • 1 boil something dry
    etwas verkochen
    it is necessary to boil the water
    man muss das Wasser abkochen
    boiled potatoes
    Salzkartoffeln
    boil the kettle
    das Wasser heiß machen
    boiled shirt
    [dated]
    gestärktes Frackhemd
    go and boil your head [figurative]
    [colloquial]
    du kannst mir den Buckel herunterrutschen [colloquial]
  • 2
    (make by boiling)
    kochen (Seife)
    boiled sweet (British English)
    hartes [Frucht]bonbon
    Hartkaramelle, die [specialist]

noun

  • Kochen, das
    come to/go off the boil
    zu kochen anfangen/aufhören
    [figurative]
    sich zuspitzen/sich wieder beruhigen
    bring to the boil
    zum Kochen bringen
    [figurative]
    auf die Spitze treiben

Phrasal verbs

boil away

intransitive verb 1
(continue boiling)
weiterkochen
2
(evaporate completely)
verkochen

boil down

intransitive verb boil down to something
[figurative]
auf etwas Akk. hinauslaufen
transitive verb
[figurative]
kurz zusammenfassen

boil over

intransitive verb

boil up

transitive verb
intransitive verb
[figurative]
sich zuspitzen

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boil 2

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