boiling

Primary Meanings of boiling

1.
n
the application of heat to change something from a liquid to a gas
2.
adv
extremely
Full Definitions of boiling
1

n the application of heat to change something from a liquid to a gas

Types:
decoction mashing, decoction process
(brewing) a process in which part of the mash is removed and boiled and then returned
Type of:
heating, warming
the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature
evaporation, vapor, vaporisation, vaporization, vapour
the process of becoming a vapor

n cooking in a liquid that has been brought to a boil

Synonyms:
simmering, stewing
Type of:
cookery, cooking, preparation
the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
2

adv extremely

boiling mad”

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