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Meaning & Definition of Boil in English

English

Boil

/bɔɪl/

noun

1. A painful sore with a hard core filled with pus

    synonym:
  • boil
  • ,
  • furuncle

2. The temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level

  • "They brought the water to a boil"
    synonym:
  • boiling point
  • ,
  • boil

verb

1. Come to the boiling point and change from a liquid to vapor

  • "Water boils at 100 degrees celsius"
    synonym:
  • boil

2. Immerse or be immersed in a boiling liquid, often for cooking purposes

  • "Boil potatoes"
  • "Boil wool"
    synonym:
  • boil

3. Bring to, or maintain at, the boiling point

  • "Boil this liquid until it evaporates"
    synonym:
  • boil

4. Be agitated

  • "The sea was churning in the storm"
    synonym:
  • churn
  • ,
  • boil
  • ,
  • moil
  • ,
  • roil

5. Be in an agitated emotional state

  • "The customer was seething with anger"
    synonym:
  • seethe
  • ,
  • boil

Examples of using

The water began to boil.
You boil water to kill all the microbes in it.
I cannot boil water. There is no gas.