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simmer

US [ˈsɪmər]
UK [ˈsɪmə(r)]
  • v.煨;用文火炖;充满(难以控制的感情,尤指愤怒);即将爆发
  • n.即将沸腾状态;文火炖;小火煨
  • Web慢煮;用小火煨;徐沸
Simple Present:simmers  Present Participle:simmering  Past Tense:simmered  
simmer
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v.
1.
[t][i]
~ (sth)
用文火炖;煨to cook sth by keeping it almost at boiling point; to be cooked in this way
Simmer the sauce gently for 10 minutes.
把调味汁用文火炖 10 分钟。
Leave the soup to simmer.
让汤煨着。
2.
[i]
~ (with sth)
充满(难以控制的感情,尤指愤怒)to be filled with a strong feeling, especially anger, which you have difficulty controlling
She was still simmering with resentment.
她依旧憋着一肚子的怨恨。
Anger simmered inside him.
他心里郁结着怒火。
3.
[i]
即将爆发;酝酿to develop for a period of time without any real anger or violence being shown
This argument has been simmering for months.
这场争论已酝酿了几个月了。
n.
1.
[sing]
即将沸腾状态;文火炖;小火煨the state when sth is almost boiling
Bring the sauce to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes.
改用文火,把调味汁炖 5 分钟。

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