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boil

  1. [bɔɪl]

    N (Med) divieso m , furúnculo m , chupón m (And), postema f (Mex)

  2. [bɔɪl]

    1. N

    2. VT hervir, hacer hervir, calentar hasta que hierva; (Culin) [+ liquid] hervir; [+ vegetables, meat] herventar, cocer; [+ egg] pasar por agua

    3. VI

      1. hervir

      2. (fig)

        blood

Examples from texts

Phury turned to face the king, a low-boil anger lighting off in his chest.
Phury se volvió a enfrentar al Rey, con la ira hirviendo a fuego lento dentro de su pecho.
Ward, J.R. / Lover EnshrinedWard, J.R. / Amante Consagrado
Amante Consagrado
Ward, J.R.
© Traducción: 2009, Patricia Torres Londoño
© 2010, Santillana Ediciones Generales, S.L.
© 2007, Jessica Bird
Lover Enshrined
Ward, J.R.
© Jessica Bird, 2008
Bring to the boil in order to drive off the carbon dioxide, cool, transfer quantitatively into a graduated one-litre flask, make up the volume with water and mix.
Hervir para expulsar el anhídrido carbónico, enfriar y trasvasar cuantitativamente a un matraz aforado de 1 l. Completar el volumen con agua y homogeneizar.
Bring to the boil and maintain for 30 minutes.
Hervir y mantener en ebullición durante 30 minutos.
Bring to the boil and continue extraction for 60 minutes at a minimum rate of 12 cycles per hour.
Llevar a ebullición y continuar la extracción durante 60 minutos a una velocidad mínima de 12 ciclos por hora.
Under a fume hood, bring to boiling on a hot-plate and allow to boil until copious white fumes are released.
Bajo una campana extractora, llevar a ebullición sobre placa calefactora y mantener la ebullición hasta que haya una liberación abundante de humos blancos.
If you've ever stood in front of a hot stove, watching a pot of water and waiting impatiently for it to boil, you know what it feels like to be a solar physicist.
Si alguna vez ha estado parado frente a una estufa caliente, observando una olla con agua mientras esperaba con impaciencia que el líquido hierva, entonces sabe lo que se siente si se es un físico solar.
ADD 50 ML OF PHOSPHORIC ACID ( D : 1.71 ) AND 100 ML OF CONCENTRATED HYDROCHLORIC ACID ( D : 1.19 ), CONNECT A REFLUX CONDENSER TO THE FLASK, BRING TO THE BOIL AND KEEP THE SOLUTION GENTLY BOILING FOR 10 HOURS .
Añadir 50 ml de ácido fosfórico ( d : 1,71 ) y 100 ml de ácido clorhídrico concentrado ( d : 1,19 ), ajustar al matraz un refrigerante de reflujo, calentar hasta ebullición y mantener la solución en ebullición suave durante 10 h .
CONTINUE TO BOIL VIGOROUSLY UNTIL THE WATER HAS BEEN ALMOST COMPLETELY EVAPORATED .
Mantener una ebullición viva hasta evaporación casi completa del agua .
Boil the solution to remove the air and introduce 100 ml of wine through the dropping funnel.
Hacer hervir para expulsar el aire, e introducir por el embudo de decantación 100 ml de vino manteniendo la ebullición.
Transfer the solution quantitatively into a 250 ml graduated flask, by washing the beaker with 5 ml 6 M hydrochloric acid (3.2), and twice with 5 ml of boiling water. make up to the mark with 0,5 M hydrochloric acid (3.3) and mix carefully.
Pasar cuantitativamente la solución a un matraz aforado de 250 ml, lavando el vaso con 5 ml de ácido clorhídrico 6 M (3.2), y dos veces con 5 ml de agua hirviendo. Enrasar con ácido clorhídrico 0,5 M (3.3) y mezclar cuidadosamente.
It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers in the range of C4 through C5, predominantly butane, and boiling in the range of approximately !11,7 °C to 27,8 °C (11 °F to 82 °F).)
compuesto de hidrocarburos con un número de carbonos dentro del intervalo de C4 a C5; en su mayor parte butano y con un intervalo de ebullición aproximado de -11,7 °C a 27,8 °C)
(The destillation fraction boiling in the range of approximately 180 °C to 200 °C (356° F to 392° F) from the crude bases obtained by dephenolating and debasing the carbolated oil from the distillation of coal tar.
(fracción de la destilación con un intervalo de ebullición aproximado de 180 °C a 200 °C de las bases de petróleo obtenida desfenolizando y degradando el aceite fenicado de la destilación de alquitrán de hulla;
The column separates various components according to their boiling points so that they elute from the column at different times.
La columna separa los distintos componentes en función de sus puntos de ebullición, ya que eluyen de la columna en momentos diferentes.
The acetate and triacetate fibres, chlorofibres, certain modacrylics, and certain elastanes are dissolved out from a known dry mass with cyclohexanone at a temperature close to boiling point.
Las fibras de acetato, de triacetato, las clorofibras, determinados modacrílicos y elastanos, se disuelven a partir de un peso conocido de mezcla en su estado seco, por extracción a temperatura cercana a la de ebullición mediante ciclohexanona.
Place the beaker, covered with a watch glass, in a boiling hot water bath (5.2) for an hour.
Poner al baño maría hirviendo (5.2) el vaso de precipitados cubierto con un vidrio de reloj durante 1 hora.

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boil1/5
bɔɪlMasculine noundivieso; furúnculo; chupón; postema

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Collocations

come to the boil
hervir
boil up
hervir
boil down to
reducirse a
boil away
evaporarse
boiling point
punto de ebullición
be boiling
cocer
be boiling
cocerse
boiled egg
huevo pasado por agua

Word forms

boil

noun
SingularPlural
Common caseboilboils
Possessive caseboil'sboils'

boil

verb
Basic forms
Pastboiled
Imperativeboil
Present Participle (Participle I)boiling
Past Participle (Participle II)boiled
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I boilwe boil
you boilyou boil
he/she/it boilsthey boil
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am boilingwe are boiling
you are boilingyou are boiling
he/she/it is boilingthey are boiling
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have boiledwe have boiled
you have boiledyou have boiled
he/she/it has boiledthey have boiled
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been boilingwe have been boiling
you have been boilingyou have been boiling
he/she/it has been boilingthey have been boiling
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I boiledwe boiled
you boiledyou boiled
he/she/it boiledthey boiled
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was boilingwe were boiling
you were boilingyou were boiling
he/she/it was boilingthey were boiling
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had boiledwe had boiled
you had boiledyou had boiled
he/she/it had boiledthey had boiled
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been boilingwe had been boiling
you had been boilingyou had been boiling
he/she/it had been boilingthey had been boiling
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will boilwe shall/will boil
you will boilyou will boil
he/she/it will boilthey will boil
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be boilingwe shall/will be boiling
you will be boilingyou will be boiling
he/she/it will be boilingthey will be boiling
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have boiledwe shall/will have boiled
you will have boiledyou will have boiled
he/she/it will have boiledthey will have boiled
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been boilingwe shall/will have been boiling
you will have been boilingyou will have been boiling
he/she/it will have been boilingthey will have been boiling
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would boilwe should/would boil
you would boilyou would boil
he/she/it would boilthey would boil
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be boilingwe should/would be boiling
you would be boilingyou would be boiling
he/she/it would be boilingthey would be boiling
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have boiledwe should/would have boiled
you would have boiledyou would have boiled
he/she/it would have boiledthey would have boiled
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been boilingwe should/would have been boiling
you would have been boilingyou would have been boiling
he/she/it would have been boilingthey would have been boiling
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am boiledwe are boiled
you are boiledyou are boiled
he/she/it is boiledthey are boiled
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being boiledwe are being boiled
you are being boiledyou are being boiled
he/she/it is being boiledthey are being boiled
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been boiledwe have been boiled
you have been boiledyou have been boiled
he/she/it has been boiledthey have been boiled
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was boiledwe were boiled
you were boiledyou were boiled
he/she/it was boiledthey were boiled
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being boiledwe were being boiled
you were being boiledyou were being boiled
he/she/it was being boiledthey were being boiled
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been boiledwe had been boiled
you had been boiledyou had been boiled
he/she/it had been boiledthey had been boiled
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be boiledwe shall/will be boiled
you will be boiledyou will be boiled
he/she/it will be boiledthey will be boiled
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been boiledwe shall/will have been boiled
you will have been boiledyou will have been boiled
he/she/it will have been boiledthey will have been boiled