What does boiling mean?

Definitions for boiling
ˈbɔɪ lɪŋboil·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boiling(noun)

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

  2. boiling, stewing, simmering(adverb)

    cooking in a liquid that has been brought to a boil

  3. boiling(adverb)

    extremely

    "boiling mad"

Wiktionary

  1. boiling(Noun)

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

  2. boiling(Adverb)

    Extremely

    He was boiling mad.

  3. boiling(Adjective)

    That boils or boil.

  4. boiling(Adjective)

    Extremely hot.

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

  5. boiling(Adjective)

    Feeling uncomfortably hot.

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

  6. boiling(Adjective)

    Very hot.

    It's boiling out today!

Webster Dictionary

  1. Boiling

    of Boil

  2. Boiling(adj)

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

  3. Boiling(noun)

    the act of ebullition or of tumultuous agitation

  4. Boiling(noun)

    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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How to say boiling in sign language?

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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. Vladimir Putin:

    We'd anxiously await mother to cook us a meal, which Jeb Bush never did, if you call pouring a little Hormel out of the box into a boiling pot of water cooking, then Jeb Bush did cook.

  2. Stuart Simmons:

    It is not really practical to mine gold and silver in a traditional sense inside the geothermal areas, hot boiling water would be encountered in shallow excavations and there would be considerable environmental impact to deal with.

  3. Mark Kantrowitz:

    The growth in education debt outstanding is like cooking a lobster, The increase in total student debt occurs slowly but steadily, so by the time you notice that the water is boiling, you’re already cooked. http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2010/08/09/student-loan-debt-surpasses-credit-cards/

  4. Mark Kantrowitz:

    The growth in education debt outstanding is like cooking a lobster, The increase in total student debt occurs slowly but steadily, so by the time you notice that the water is boiling, you’re already cooked.” http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2010/08/09/student-loan-debt-surpasses-credit-cards/

  5. Supparuek Tongchairith:

    He has a strong personality, vigorous, and direct. If he tries to become a politician, he could try to change but he would never really be able to change 100 percent, because his boiling point is low, if anyone pokes at him, he will explode. And for him to sit in the parliament, I guarantee, he will run into troubles.

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  • врял, кипене, кипящ, врящBulgarian
  • bullentCatalan, Valencian
  • varCzech
  • καυτόςGreek
  • hirviendoSpanish
  • kiehuttaminen, läkähtyä, tulikuuma, helteinen, keittäminen, kiehuvaFinnish
  • ébullition, bouillantFrench
  • רוֹתֵחַ, לוֹהֵט, קוֹדֵחַHebrew
  • ebollizione, bollenteItalian
  • кайнатуу, кайнаган, кайноо, бышыруу, бышып жаткан, кайнап жатканKyrgyz
  • ferventePortuguese
  • кипениеRussian
  • vreloSerbo-Croatian
  • కాలుచున్న, కాలుతున్న, మండుచున్న, మరుగుచున్న, మరుగుతున్న, మరుగుTelugu
  • sôiVietnamese
  • 沸騰Chinese

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