reboil

verb re·boil \ (ˌ)rē-ˈbȯi(-ə)l \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reboil

reboiled; reboiling; reboils
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

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