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boil

US [bɔɪl]
UK [bɔɪl]
  • v.烧开;煮沸;怒火中烧;(使)沸腾
  • n.沸腾;疖;沸点;皮下脓肿
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Simple Present:boils  Present Participle:boiling  Past Tense:boiled  
Boil
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v.
1.
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(使)沸腾;煮沸;烧开when a liquidboils or when youboil it, it is heated to the point where it forms bubbles and turns to steam or vapour
The water was bubbling and boiling away.
水在咕嘟咕嘟地沸腾着。
Boil plenty of salted water, then add the spaghetti.
把足量的盐水烧开,再放入意大利面条。
2.
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(把壶、锅等里面的水)烧开when a kettle, pan, etc.boils or when youboil a kettle, etc., it is heated until the water inside itboils
The kettle's boiling.
壶开了。
I'll boil the kettle and make some tea.
我来烧壶开水泡点茶。
She left the gas on by mistake and the pan boiled dry(= the water boiled until there was none left) .
她忘了关煤气,结果把锅烧干了。
3.
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用沸水煮(或烫洗);被煮(或烫洗)to cook or wash sth in boiling water; to be cooked or washed in boiling water
She put some potatoes on to boil.
她煮了些土豆。
boiled carrots/cabbage
水煮胡萝卜╱卷心菜
to boil an egg for sb
给某人煮个鸡蛋
to boil sb an egg
给某人煮个鸡蛋
4.
[i]
~ (with sth)
怒火中烧;异常气愤if youboil with anger, etc. or anger, etc.boils inside you, you are very angry
He was boiling with rage.
他怒不可遏。
n.
1.
[sing]
沸腾;沸点a period of boiling; the point at which liquid boils
Bring the soup to the boil , then allow it to simmer for five minutes.
把汤煮开,然后文火煮五分钟。
Bring the soup to a boil .
把汤煮开。
2.
[c]
疖;皮下脓肿;黄水疮a painful infected swelling under the skin which is full of a thick yellow liquid (called pus )
IDM
The second series of the show really went off the boil.
节目的续集的确逊色一些。
off the boil
不如以前less good than before
The second series of the show really went off the boil.
节目的续集的确逊色一些。
We have several projects all on the boil at once.
我们热火朝天地同时上马了几个项目。
on the boil
十分活跃;如火如荼very active
We have several projects all on the boil at once.
我们热火朝天地同时上马了几个项目。

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