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Meaning of boil

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a painful sore with a hard core filled with pus [syn:
           {boil}, {furuncle}]
      2: the temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level; "they
         brought the water to a boil" [syn: {boiling point}, {boil}]
      v 1: come to the boiling point and change from a liquid to
           vapor; "Water boils at 100 degrees Celsius" [ant: {freeze}]
      2: immerse or be immersed in a boiling liquid, often for cooking
         purposes; "boil potatoes"; "boil wool"
      3: bring to, or maintain at, the boiling point; "boil this
         liquid until it evaporates"
      4: be agitated; "the sea was churning in the storm" [syn:
         {churn}, {boil}, {moil}, {roil}]
      5: be in an agitated emotional state; "The customer was seething
         with anger" [syn: {seethe}, {boil}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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