boil /ˈbɔɪ(ə)l/ 名詞
Boil v. i. [imp. & p. p. Boiled p. pr. & vb. n. Boiling.]
1. To be agitated, or tumultuously moved, as a liquid by the generation and rising of bubbles of steam (or vapor), or of currents produced by heating it to the boiling point; to be in a state of ebullition; as, the water boils.
2. To be agitated like boiling water, by any other cause than heat; to bubble; to effervesce; as, the boiling waves.
He maketh the deep to boil like a pot. --Job xii. 31.
3. To pass from a liquid to an aëriform state or vapor when heated; as, the water boils away.
4. To be moved or excited with passion; to be hot or fervid; as, his blood boils with anger.
Then boiled my breast with flame and burning wrath. --Surrey.
5. To be in boiling water, as in cooking; as, the potatoes are boiling.
To boil away, to vaporize; to evaporate or be evaporated by the action of heat.
To boil over, to run over the top of a vessel, as liquid when thrown into violent agitation by heat or other cause of effervescence; to be excited with ardor or passion so as to lose self-control.
Boil, v. t.
1. To heat to the boiling point, or so as to cause ebullition; as, to boil water.
2. To form, or separate, by boiling or evaporation; as, to boil sugar or salt.
3. To subject to the action of heat in a boiling liquid so as to produce some specific effect, as cooking, cleansing, etc.; as, to boil meat; to boil clothes.
The stomach cook is for the hall,
And boileth meate for them all. --Gower.
4. To steep or soak in warm water. [Obs.]
To try whether seeds be old or new, the sense can not inform; but if you boil them in water, the new seeds will sprout sooner. --Bacon.
To boil down, to reduce in bulk by boiling; as, to boil down sap or sirup.
Boil, n. Act or state of boiling. [Colloq.]
Boil, n. A hard, painful, inflamed tumor, which, on suppuration, discharges pus, mixed with blood, and discloses a small fibrous mass of dead tissue, called the core.
A blind boil, one that suppurates imperfectly, or fails to come to a head.
Delhi boil Med., a peculiar affection of the skin, probably parasitic in origin, prevailing in India (as among the British troops) and especially at Delhi.
n 1: a painful sore with a hard pus-filled core [syn: furuncle]
2: the temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level; "the
brought to water to a boil" [syn: boiling point]
v 1: come to the boiling point and change from a liquid to vapor;
"Water boils at 100 degrees Celsius" [ant: freeze]
2: cook in boiling liquid; "boil potatoes"
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,
5: be in an agitated emotional state; "The customer was
seething with anger" [syn: seethe]
(rendered "botch" in Deut. 28:27, 35), an aggravated ulcer, as
in the case of Hezekiah (2 Kings 20:7; Isa. 38:21) or of the
Egyptians (Ex. 9:9, 10, 11; Deut. 28:27, 35). It designates the
disease of Job (2:7), which was probably the black leprosy.