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the boil

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe boilthe boilBritish English, a boil American EnglishDFC the act or state of boiling Add the seasoning and bring the sauce to the boil. She waited for the water to come to the boil (=begin to boil). boil
Examples from the Corpus
bring ... to the boilBring to the boil a pan half-filled with water.Bring to the boil and cook hard for 10 minutes, then lower the heat and cover.Bring to the boil and simmer for 2-3 minutes.Bring to the boil, reduce the heat, cover and cook for 40 minutes. 3.Bring to the boil, stirring, until thickened.Pour in water, then cover with a lid or foil and bring to the boil.Add the cider and vinegar and bring to the boil, stirring as you go.
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