rolling boil

Definition of rolling boil

:a point where large bubbles rise quickly to the surface of the liquid
  • Bring the pot to a rolling boil.

Word by Word Definitions

roll play rolling
  1. : a written document that may be rolled up : scroll

  2. : a manuscript book

  3. : a list of names or related items : catalog

  1. : to impel forward by causing to turn over and over on a surface

  2. : to cause to revolve by turning over and over on or as if on an axis

  3. : to cause to move in a circular manner

  1. : a sound produced by rapid strokes on a drum

  2. : a sonorous and often rhythmical flow of speech

  3. : a heavy reverberatory sound

boil play
  1. : to come to the boiling point

  2. : to generate bubbles of vapor when heated

  3. : to cook in boiling water

  1. : a localized swelling and inflammation of the skin resulting from infection of a hair follicle and adjacent tissue, having a hard central core, and forming pus

  1. : the act or state of boiling

  2. : a swirling upheaval (as of water)

  3. : a boiled dish of seafood, vegetables, and seasonings


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