Definitions of boil

The word "boil" uses 4 letters: bilo.

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Scrabble UK6

v. - To be agitated, or tumultuously moved, as a liquid by the generation and rising of bubbles of steam (or vapor), or of currents produced by heating it to the boiling point; to be in a state of ebullition; as, the water boils. 2

v. - To be agitated like boiling water, by any other cause than heat; to bubble; to effervesce; as, the boiling waves. 2

v. - To pass from a liquid to an aeriform state or vapor when heated; as, the water boils away. 2

v. - To be moved or excited with passion; to be hot or fervid; as, his blood boils with anger. 2

v. - To be in boiling water, as in cooking; as, the potatoes are boiling. 2

v. t. - To heat to the boiling point, or so as to cause ebullition; as, to boil water. 2

v. t. - To form, or separate, by boiling or evaporation; as, to boil sugar or salt. 2

v. t. - To subject to the action of heat in a boiling liquid so as to produce some specific effect, as cooking, cleansing, etc.; as, to boil meat; to boil clothes. 2

v. t. - To steep or soak in warm water. 2

n. - Act or state of boiling. 2

n. - A hard, painful, inflamed tumor, which, on suppuration, discharges pus, mixed with blood, and discloses a small fibrous mass of dead tissue, called the core. 2

Unscramble words found within boil


Words formed by adding one letter

a - aboil9

b - bilbo12

s - boils9

r - broil9

c - cibol12

m - limbo12

e - obeli9

o - oboli9


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