- vi. & vt. (使)沸腾; 开 (cause to) reach the temperature at which change to gas occurs
- vt. 用开水煮,在沸水中煮 cause water or other liquid to boil; cook in boiling water
- vi. 发怒; 激动 be angry
- [S]煮沸 act or period of boiling
- [U]沸点 boiling point
- [U]激动 be boiling with anger
- [C]〈医〉疔疮,脓肿 hard swelling on the body caused by infection
a painful sore with a hard core filled with pus
the temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level;
"they brought the water to a boil"
come to the boiling point and change from a liquid to vapor;
"Water boils at 100 degrees Celsius"
immerse or be immersed in a boiling liquid, often for cooking purposes;
bring to, or maintain at, the boiling point;
"boil this liquid until it evaporates"
"the sea was churning in the storm"
be in an agitated emotional state;
"The customer was seething with anger"
- The kettle is boiling.
- I am boiling the milk.
- This new type of electromagnetic boiler takes only 3 minutes to boil water.
- The mere idea made me boil.
- Give the sheets a good boil to get them white.
- Bring the mixture to the boil, then let it simmer for ten minutes.
- The boil on my right arm rankled whenever I wrote.
- The boil on your face has headed.
- The water is boiling.
- The kettle is boiling.
- Water boils at 100 degrees centigrade.
- When water boils it changes into steam.
- As the water boils, the water molecules escape in large numbers.
- The meat is boiling.
- The eggs are boiling.Turn off the gas in three or five minutes, please.
- The potatoes have boiled.
- The potatoes have been boiling for 20 minutes.
- Leave the cabbage to boil for 5 minutes.
- I'm boiling after the long walk.
- It's boiling today.
- The sea was boiling.
- The waves boiled around the fishing boat.
- The mob boiled through the streets.
- Jack boiled when his own mistake lost the game.
- Seeing that flag made me boil.
- He has to keep the pot boiling.
- The water all boiled dry.
- Don't let the vegetables boil dry.
- Don't let the kettle boil dry.
- The sprouts have boiled dry.
- I'm boiling the baby's milk.
- He boiled the water in a saucepan.
- If we boil the water to a high temperature, it will become gas.
- Please boil the meat for half an hour.
- Beef tastes better when you boil it gently.
- We are boiling eggs, fish and vegetables.
- He boiled the potatoes for 20 minutes.
- Mother is boiling rice.
- Peter boiled the kettle.
- He boiled the kettle and made the tea.
- She boiled lotus-roots in soy.
- He boiled some water for tea.
- The water must be boiled before use.
- These potatoes are not boiled thoroughly.
- He boiled her an egg.
- Would you please boil us some water?
- Boil some water for me.
- Will you please boil some milk for me?
- He boils the pot dry.
- These potatoes are not boiled enough.
- I'd like to have some boiled water.
- The boat was swallowed up by the boiling waves.
- Give the clothes a good boil and they'll come white.
- Give the towel a good boil and it'll come clean.
- Bring the milk to a boil.
- Bring it to the boil, then turn down the heat.
- The water must first come to a boil.
- After the water comes to a boil add the noodles.
- Bring the water to the boil, please.
- She brought the milk to the boil.
- The milk has nearly come to the boil.
- That project we postponed has finally come to the boil and we must start work on it next week.
- His anger came to a boil.
- He saw a huge boil in the water.
- Apply hot compresses to a boil.
- boil away (v.+adv.)
The kettle is boiling away.
The kettle was boiling away on the fire.
The water was boiling away in the kettle.
The potatoes have been boiling away for 20 minutes.
All the water boiled away and the kettle was ruined.
He was driving so fast that the engine got very hot and the water boiled away.
He was so concentrated on the TV programme that he forgot the cooking and the water in the pot boiled away.
他注意力全集中在电视节目上,忘了正在做的饭,把锅里的水都烧干了。boil sth ⇔ away
They boiled the excess liquid away.
Her anger boiled away soon.
- boil down (v.+adv.)
煮浓 render down or decompose by boiling
The syrup boils down in a short time.
这糖浆很快就能熬浓。boil sth ⇔ down
They are boiling down the bones.
Please boil down the fish soup.
They boil down horses' hoofs to get glue.
When he made the stew, the water was boiled down.
- boil down to (v.+adv.+prep.)
归结为… may be summarized as
boil down to sth
A solution of sugar boils down to a syrup.
Put a lot of the vegetable in the pan, it all boils down to a small quantity.
往锅里多放些菜,一煮就少了。boil sth ⇔ down to sth
Use plenty of vegetables because the cooking boils them all down to a small quantity.
要用足够的蔬菜,因为一煮就剩不下多少了。boil sth ⇔ down to sth
Can you boil the story down to five hundred words?
Boil the passage down to two hundred words, please.
You can boil the long story down to a few sentences and it still has the same meaning.
Read through this passage of prose and then boil it down to a hundred words.
请读这段散文,然后将其概括为一百字。boil down to sth
It all boils down to one thing— human nature.
The whole matter boils down to a power struggle between the trade union and the directors.
What it all seemed to boil down to was money.
His reasons for not wanting to go all boil down to the fact that he doesn't have enough money.
All he said boils down to this:live and learn.
The advice we gave him boiled down to this:he should take care of his health.
It all boils down to a clear case of murder.
I suppose it all boils down to this.
The whole discussion boils down to the question of whether the government should fix prices.
His answer boils down to a refusal.
These facts boil down to very little significance.
The whole question boils down to whether you want to go or not.
- boil out (v.+adv.)
(使)被煮掉,烫掉 (cause to) be removed by boiling
Some of the stiffness will boil out when you first wash the cloth.
你第一次洗那布料时,部分浆性就会被烫掉。boil sth ⇔ out
You may want to boil out some of the stiffness.
- boil over (v.+adv.)
〈非正〉发怒 lose one's temper or be very angry
- boil up (v.+adv.)
加剧 arise or develop, especially of quarrels and arguments
The water boiled up very quickly.
水很快就煮开了。boil sth ⇔ up
The soup is nearly cold,I'll boil it up again for you.
The stew must be boiled up before serving.
Jim's anger boiled up when he heard how Mary had been treated.
Trouble was boiling up in the Middle East.
- boil with (v.+prep.)
波涛汹涌 waves surging turbulently; waves running high
boil with sb/sth
My blood boiled with me.
His rudeness made me boil with anger.
He was boiling with indignation.
Robert was boiling with anger.
罗伯特怒气冲冲。boil with sth
The sea boiled with the storm.
His mind was boiling with mirth, fear and pride.
- on the boil
沸腾着; 激动 boiling
- go off the boil
(刺激、兴奋等)过了顶峰 lose interest
- boil a kettle 烧开一壶水
- boil an egg 煮个鸡蛋
- boil clothes 煮衣服(以清毒)
- boil potatoes 煮土豆
- boil the baby's milk 给孩子煮牛奶
- boil the water 烧水
- boil vegetables 烹煮蔬菜
- boil enough 足够时间的煮
- boil gently 用文火煮
- boil slowly 慢慢地煮
- boil thoroughly 煮透
- boil away 煮干
- boil down 熬浓,煮稠,浓缩,压缩(文章)
- boil down an article to a few sentences 把一篇文章归结成几句话
- boil down the fish soup 把鱼汤煮浓
- boil down to 总而言之
- boil over (水)煮沸溢出,失去控制
- boil up (水)烧开,爆发,涌起,到了一触即发的地步
Boyling in sulphur, and hot-bubbling pitch.出自： P. Fletcher
[Pierce] the oranges as they are boiling.出自： Edmund Smith
Putting in anything that we like while the pot is boiling.出自： B. Jowett
He puts some water on to boil.出自： J. Cheever
- boil表示“沸腾”“开”,可用作及物动词或不及物动词; 用作及物动词时意为“使…沸腾”,接名词或代词作宾语。
- boil表示“用开水煮”时,可用作及物动词或不及物动词; 用作及物动词时,可跟简单宾语、双宾语、以形容词充当补足语的复合宾语,间接宾语可转化为介词for的宾语; 有时也可用作系动词。
- boil作“煮沸”解时,是只用单数的名词,不能用于复数,通常与a连用; 作“沸腾”“沸点”解时可与定冠词the连用,引申可表示为“激动”,在医学上还可指“疔疮”“疖子”。
- boil, seethe, simmer, stew
- 2.seethe 多指海水翻滚,用于情绪,指受到剧烈的刺激,致使激昂万分而无法抑制。例如:
- The sea was seething around the rocks.海水在岩石周围翻滚。
- She was seething with joy.她喜形于色。
- Bring the mixture to the boil, then simmered for five minutes.把混合剂煮沸,然后再用火煮五分钟。
- I was simmering with indignation.我满腔愤怒。
- Leave the vegetables and fish to stew gently.把蔬菜和鱼用文火煮着。
误 Boil our dinner the rice.
正 Boil the rice for our dinner.
误 Boil some hot water.
正 Boil some water.
误 He is drinking boiling water.
正 He is drinking boiled water.保温瓶里有些开水。
误 There is some boiling water in the thermos bottle.
正 There is some boiled water in the thermos bottle.
析 boiling water的意思是“滚开的水”“沸腾的水”,是不能喝的; 而boiled water的意思是“烧开过的水”“煮开过的水”,是可以喝的。
- ☆ 13世纪初期进入英语，直接源自古法语的boillir；最初源自拉丁语的bullire，意为沸，气泡。