temperature just below the boiling point
"the stew remained at a simmer for hours"
boil slowly at low temperature
"simmer the sauce"; "simmering water"
The state or process of simmering.
The kettle was kept on the simmer.
To cook or undergo heating slowly at or below the boiling point.
The soup simmered on the stove.
To cause to cook or to cause to undergo heating slowly at or below the boiling point.
Simmer the soup for five minutes, then serve.
to boil gently, or with a gentle hissing; to begin to boil
to cause to boil gently; to cook in liquid heated almost or just to the boiling point
Origin: [Prov. E. also simper; -- an onomatopoetic word.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sim′ėr, v.i. to boil with a gentle, hissing sound: to be on the point of boiling out, as into anger.—n. a gentle heating. [Imit.; cf. Sw. dial. summa, to hum, Ger. summen.]
To cook a form of food for a period of time at a low temperature.
The soup recipe said after bringing to the boil, simmer on a low heat for 20 mins then leave to cool.Submitted by MC Harmonious on October 13, 2015
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The numerical value of simmer in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of simmer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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- طبخ بنار هادئةArabic
- sieden, köchelnGerman
- σιγοβράζω, σιγοβράσιμο, σιγοβράGreek
- cocer a fuego lento, calentar, entibiar, cocerse a fuego lento, calentamientoSpanish
- hauduttaa, hauduttaminen, hautuaFinnish
- mijoter, faire mijoterFrench
- eàrr-bhruichScottish Gaelic
- sudderen, aan het sudderen brengenDutch
- aferventar, aferventamentoPortuguese
- sjudning, sjudaSwedish
- hơi sôiVietnamese
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