What does boiling mean?

Definitions for boiling
ˈbɔɪ lɪŋboil·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boilingnoun

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

  2. boiling, stewing, simmeringadverb

    cooking in a liquid that has been brought to a boil

  3. boilingadverb

    extremely

    "boiling mad"

Wiktionary

  1. boilingnoun

    The process of changing the state of a substance from liquid to gas by heating it to its boiling point.

  2. boilingadverb

    Extremely

    He was boiling mad.

  3. boilingadjective

    That boils or boil.

  4. boilingadjective

    Extremely hot.

    The radiator is boiling uE00026913uE001 I'm going to turn it down a bit.

  5. boilingadjective

    Feeling uncomfortably hot.

    I'm boiling uE00026914uE001 can't we open a window?

  6. boilingadjective

    Very hot.

    It's boiling out today!

Webster Dictionary

  1. Boiling

    of Boil

  2. Boilingadjective

    heated to the point of bubbling; heaving with bubbles; in tumultuous agitation, as boiling liquid; surging; seething; swelling with heat, ardor, or passion

  3. Boilingnoun

    the act of ebullition or of tumultuous agitation

  4. Boilingnoun

    exposure to the action of a hot liquid

Freebase

  1. Boiling

    Boiling is the rapid vaporization of a liquid, which occurs when a liquid is heated to its boiling point, the temperature at which the vapor pressure of the liquid is equal to the pressure exerted on the liquid by the surrounding environmental pressure.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Boiling

    In secondary batteries the escape of hydrogen and oxygen gas when the battery is charged. The bubbling of the escaping gases produces the effect of boiling.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. boiling

    The "whole boiling" means the entire quantity, or whole party; applied to number or quantity. A contemptuous epithet.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of boiling in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of boiling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of boiling in a Sentence

  1. Tim Kaine:

    For years, I've been deeply concerned about President Trump stumbling into a war with Iran. We're now at a boiling point, and Congress must step in before President Donald Trump puts even more of our troops in harm's way. We owe it to our servicemembers to have a debate and vote about whether or not it's in our national interest to engage in another unnecessary war in the Middle East.

  2. Dave Rubin:

    If you have any flicker of independent thought, if you have any desire to use your faculties to live in a way that is right for you and not to be under complete draconian, authoritarian rule by this administration and the Democrats, who are coming for every single one of our freedoms, they want you to wear masks forever, they want to be locked down forever, they want to control what you say and where you say it and who you say it to -- well, you're running out of time. And you're basically a frog in a slowly boiling pot. It's time to stand up and fight.

  3. Novak Djokovic:

    Everything is boiling — in your body, the brain, everything.

  4. Thomas Boothby:

    Tardigrades are a group of microscopic animals that are renowned for their ability to survive a number of extreme stresses, some of the things that tardigrades can survive include being dried out, being frozen and being heated up past the boiling point of water. They can survive thousands of times as much radiation as we can and they can go for days or weeks with little or no oxygen.

  5. Hadi Partovi:

    Fox Friends country might have major problems with the Iran's government but you don't say the entire people are terrible, it is clear to Iranians that American tensions with the Iranian government is boiling over to leaders, and politicians are directly attacking people for their background.

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Translations for boiling

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  • الغليانArabic
  • врял, врящ, кипящ, кипенеBulgarian
  • bullentCatalan, Valencian
  • varCzech
  • καυτόςGreek
  • hirviendoSpanish
  • kiehuttaminen, keittäminen, kiehuva, helteinen, tulikuuma, läkähtyäFinnish
  • bouillant, ébullitionFrench
  • רוֹתֵחַ, לוֹהֵט, קוֹדֵחַHebrew
  • ebollizione, bollenteItalian
  • кайнап жаткан, бышып жаткан, бышыруу, кайнаган, кайнатуу, кайнооKyrgyz
  • ferventePortuguese
  • кипениеRussian
  • vreloSerbo-Croatian
  • కాలుతున్న, మరుగు, మరుగుతున్న, మరుగుచున్న, కాలుచున్న, మండుచున్నTelugu
  • sôiVietnamese
  • 沸騰Chinese

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    the verbal act of urging on
    • A. schlockmeister
    • B. instigation
    • C. taper
    • D. arbalist

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