Adjective "Boil" Definition and Examples




    verb (used without object)

    1. to change from a liquid to a gaseous state, producing bubbles of gas that rise to the surface of the liquid, agitating it as they rise.

    2. to reach or be brought to the boiling point: When the water boils, add the meat and cabbage.

    3. to be in an agitated or violent state: The sea boiled in the storm.

    4. to be deeply stirred or upset.

    5. to contain, or be contained in, a liquid that boils: The kettle is boiling. The vegetables are boiling. verb (used wi