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Definitions for parboil
ˈpɑrˌbɔɪlpar·boil

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blanch, parboil(verb)

    cook (vegetables) briefly

    "Parboil the beans before freezing them"

GCIDE

  1. Parboil(v. t.)

    Hence: (Fig.) To do (something) only part way, or incompletely. Also used intransitively.

  2. Origin: [OE. parboilen, OF. parbouillir to cook well; par through (see Par) + bouillir to boil, L. bullire. The sense has been influenced by E. part. See 1st Boil.]

Wiktionary

  1. parboil(Verb)

    To boil food briefly so that it is partly cooked.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Parboil(verb)

    to boil or cook thoroughly

  2. Parboil(verb)

    to boil in part; to cook partially by boiling

  3. Origin: [OE. parboilen, OF. parbouillir to cook well; par through (see Par) + bouillir to boil, L. bullire. The sense has been influenced by E. part. See 1st Boil.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Parboil

    pär′boil, v.t. to boil slightly or in part—as if from part and boil.

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How to say parboil in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of parboil in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of parboil in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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