boil

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boil(
boyl
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to bring to a boil)
a. hervir
The chicken soup is boiling.La sopa de pollo está hirviendo.
b. cocer
Let the chickpeas boil for forty minutes before adding the carrots and potatoes.Deje cocer los garbanzos durante cuarenta minutos antes de añadir las zanahorias y las papas.
2. (to seethe)
a. rabiar
His offensive comments made me boil.Sus comentarios ofensivos me hicieron rabiar.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to bring to a boil)
a. hervir
You need to boil the spaghetti for 12 minutes.Tienes que hervir el espagueti por 12 minutos.
b. cocer
Boil the potatoes for 20 minutes and then add butter.Cuece las papas por 20 minutos y luego ponles mantequilla.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
4. (sore)
a. el forúnculo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I got a boil on my toe and now it hurts when I go running.Me salió un forúnculo en el dedo del pie y ahora me duele cuando corro.
b. el furúnculo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The witch had an enormous boil on her nose.La bruja tenía un furúnculo enorme en la nariz.
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boil
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a.
to come to the boilempezar or romper a hervir
to bring something to the boilhacer que algo hierva
2. (fig)
a.
to go off the boilpasar un mal momento
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (general)
a. hervir, cocer
to boil the kettleponer el agua a hervir
a boiled eggun huevo cocido
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (general)
a. hervir
the kettle's boilingel agua está hirviendo
the kettle boiled dryel hervidor se quedó sin agua
5. (fig)
a.
to boil with rageenfurecerse
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boil [bɔɪl]
noun
to be on the boil estar hirviendo; [+situation] estar a punto de estallar; [+person] estar furioso
to bring to the boil bring to a boil (US) calentar hasta que hierva; llevar a ebullición
to come to the boil come to a boil (US) entrar en ebullición; comenzar a hervir
to go off the boil dejar de hervir
transitive verb
hervir; hacer hervir; calentar hasta que hierva; (Cookery) [+liquid] hervir; [+vegetables, meat] herventar; cocer; [+egg] pasar por agua;
intransitive verb
1 hervir
to boil dry quedarse sin caldo/agua
2
it makes me boil me hace rabiar; to boil with rage estar furioso; to boil with indignation estar indignado
boil [bɔɪl]
noun
(Med) divieso (m); furúnculo (m); chupón (m); (And) postema (f); (Méx)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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