Definition of boiling

  1. boiling Verb Present participle of boil
  2. boiling Noun The process of changing the state of a substance from liquid to gas by heating it to its boiling point.
  3. boiling Adjective That boils or boil.
  4. boiling Adjective Extremely hot.
  5. boiling Adjective Feeling uncomfortably hot.
  6. boiling Adjective Very hot.
  7. boiling Adverb Extremely
  8. boil Noun A localized accumulation of pus in the skin, resulting from infection.
  9. boil Noun The point at which fluid begins to change to a vapour.
  10. boil Noun A dish of boiled food, especially based on seafood.
  11. boil Noun The collective noun for a group of hawks.
  12. boil Verb To heat (a liquid) to the point where it begins to turn into a gas.
  13. boil Verb To cook in boiling water.
  14. boil Verb Of a liquid, to begin to turn into a gas, seethe.
  15. boil Verb Said of weather being uncomfortably hot.
  16. boil Verb To feel uncomfortably hot. See also seethe.
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