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Meaning of BOILING

Pronunciation:  'boyleeng

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  cooking in a boiling liquid
  2. [n]  the application of heat to change something from a liquid to a gas
  3. [adv]  (informal) extremely; "boiling mad"
  4. [adj]  hot enough to boil; "boiling water"
  5. [adj]  intensely stirred up especially by anger or resentment; "he is boiling with anger"; "still sizzling over the insult"

BOILING is a 7 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: hot, scalding, simmering, sizzling, stewing
 See Also: cookery, cooking, decoction, evaporation, heating, preparation, vapor, vaporisation, vaporization, vapour, warming



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Boil"ing\, a.
    Heated to the point of bubbling; heaving with bubbles; in
    tumultuous agitation, as boiling liquid; surging; seething;
    swelling with heat, ardor, or passion.
    {Boiling point}, the temperature at which a fluid is
       converted into vapor, with the phenomena of ebullition.
       This is different for different liquids, and for the same
       liquid under different pressures. For water, at the level
       of the sea, barometer 30 in., it is 212 [deg] Fahrenheit;
       for alcohol, 172.96[deg]; for ether, 94.8[deg]; for
       mercury, about 675[deg]. The boiling point of water is
       lowered one degree Fahrenheit for about 550 feet of ascent
       above the level of the sea.
    {Boiling spring}, a spring which gives out very hot water, or
       water and steam, often ejecting it with much force; a
    {To be at the boiling point}, to be very angry.
    {To keep the pot boiling}, to keep going on actively, as in
       certain games. [Colloq.]
  2. \Boil"ing\, n.
    1. The act of ebullition or of tumultuous agitation.
    2. Exposure to the action of a hot liquid.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that something is boiling, represents transformation and/or sacrifice. There is something that you need to get down to the heart of. In particular to dream that water is boiling, suggests that you are expressing some emotional turmoil. It also may mean that feelings from your unconscious are surfacing and ready to be acknowledged.
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