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

Word History

First Known Use

1615, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reboil was in 1615

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“Reboil.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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