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


    "boiling mad"


  1. boilingnoun

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

  2. boilingadverb


    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


  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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  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. De Luca:

    I know nothing about all this, anyone who thinks they can put me under a siege will receive buckets of boiling oil on their heads.

  2. 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.

  3. Brandon Michon:

    Look,we've gone for monthsto these school board meetings andas parents, you know, our voicewasn't being heard, and so what happened was, when Igot up there, you know, my bloodstarted boiling a little bit.And as I began speaking, I said,'Look, I want them to hearme.I want them to look up and payattention,'andI think we’ve got someacknowledgment from that.

  4. Lois Greste:

    I can't tell Lois Greste that real mix of emotions that was boiling inside, it's a relief and excitement but also real, real stress at having to say goodbye to my colleagues and friends, the people who have really become family inside that prison.

  5. Saxby Chambliss:

    The Russia investigation was just boiling up at that time, and the conversation was about the fact that look, whatever y' all do collectively, you just got to make sure at the end of the day, you put out a report that both of you can sign, they were very clear with each other that that was their goal.

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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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