reboil

verb
re·​boil | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈbȯi(-ə)l How to pronounce reboil (audio) \
reboiled; reboiling; reboils

Definition of reboil

transitive + intransitive

: to boil again Heat the mixture gently, but be careful not to let it reboil. Now's the time to reboil the cauliflower water and cook the pasta.— Nancy Hanst

First Known Use of reboil

1615, in the meaning defined above

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“Reboil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reboil. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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