BOIL

To heat a liquid until bubbles break continually on the surface.

Boil

swollen and sore areas of the skin that appear around hair follicles.
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Boil

tender, swollen areas that form around hair follicles.
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Boil

tender, swollen areas that form around hair follicles.
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Boil

An upward flow of water in a sandy formation due to an unbalanced hydrostatic pressure resulting from a rise in a nearby stream, or from removing the overburden in making excavations.
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boil

[n] - a painful sore with a hard pus-filled core 2. [v] - come to the boiling point and change from a liquid to vapor 3. [v] - bring to, or maintain at, the boiling point, as of water and other liquids 4. [v] - cook in boiling liquid
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Boil

an inflamed, raised area of skin that is pus-filled; usually an infected hair follicle
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Boil

an abscess of skin or painful inflammation of the skin or a hair follicle usually caused by a staphylococcal infection. Synonyms: furuncle, abscess
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Boil

Boil: A skin abscess, a collection of pus localized deep in the skin. A boil usually starts as a reddened, tender area and in time becomes firm and hard. Eventually, the center of the abscess softens and becomes filled with white blood cells that the body sends to fight the infection. This collection of white cells is the pus. There are several dif...
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Boil

Boil (boil) intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Boiled (boild); present participle & verbal noun Boiling .] [ Middle English boilen , Old French boilir , builir , French bouillir , from Latin ...
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Boil

Boil transitive verb 1. To heat to the boiling point, or so as to cause ebullition; as, to boil water. 2. To form, or separate, by boiling or evaporation; as, to boil sugar or salt. 3. To subject to the action of heat in a boiling liquid so as to produce some sp...
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Boil

Boil noun Act or state of boiling. [ Colloq.]
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boil

1. To heat to the boiling point, or so as to cause ebullition; as, to boil water. ... 2. To form, or separate, by boiling or evaporation; as, to boil sugar or salt. ... 3. To subject to the action of heat in a boiling liquid so as to produce some specific effect, as cooking, cleansing, etc.; as, to boil meat; to boil clothes. 'The stomach cook is f...
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boil

furuncle noun a painful sore with a hard core filled with pus
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boil

noun the temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level; `the brought to water to a boil`
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boil

(boil) a painful nodule in the skin caused by circumscribed inflammation of the dermis and subcutaneous tissue, enclosing a central pus-filled core. Boils occur most often on the neck and buttocks, although they may develop wherever friction, irritation, or a scratch or break in the skin allows bacteria from the s...
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Boil

• (v. t.) To steep or soak in warm water. • (n.) Act or state of boiling. • (n.) A hard, painful, inflamed tumor, which, on suppuration, discharges pus, mixed with blood, and discloses a small fibrous mass of dead tissue, called the core. • (v.) To be in boiling water, as in cooking; as, the potatoes are boiling. • (v. t.) ...
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boil

(from the article `whirlpool`) ...of considerable depth. Slightly different is vortex motion in streams; at certain stages of turbulent flow, rotating currents with central ...
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boil

a staphylococcus skin infection characterized by an inflamed nodular swelling filled with pus, located at the site of a hair follicle. The lesion is ... [2 related articles]
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Boil

To cook a liquid at a temperature of 100
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boil

Type: Term Pronunciation: boyl Synonyms: furuncle
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Boil

To heat water or other liquids to 212 degrees Fahrenheit, 100 degrees Celsius and to keep it bubbling and shimmering in the pot.
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boil

An abscess in a hair follicle, usually caused by infection with staphylococcus. A sty is a boil on the eyelid; a carbuncle is a group of contiguous boils. Small boils may heal spontaneously, but most cannot until the pus has escaped by thinning and rupture of overlying skin. This is hastened by loca...
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boil

boil or furuncle (fyoor'ŭngkul) , tender, painful inflammatory nodule in the skin, which becomes pustular but with a hard center (see abscess). It may be caused by any of various microbes, the most usual being Staphylococcus aureus. If proper care and precautions are not taken it may sprea...
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Boil

A boil is an inflammed nodule beneath the skin, formed by the infection of the root of a hair or a sebaceous gland by a staphylococcus.
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