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boil•ing



Pronunciation: (boi'ling), [key]
adj.
1. having reached the boiling point; steaming or bubbling up under the action of heat: boiling water.
2. fiercely churning or swirling: the boiling seas.
3. (of anger, rage, etc.) intense; fierce; heated.

adv.
to an extreme extent; very: August is usually boiling hot; boiling mad.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

boil-in-bagboiling point
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