Definition of boiling point
- matters had reached the boiling point
The boiling point of water is 212° Fahrenheit or 100° Celsius.
when the situation reached the boiling point, the President had no choice but to order out the National Guard
: the temperature at which a liquid begins to boil
: the point at which people might do or say something violent or might take some definite or extreme action because of anger, disagreement, etc.
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