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verb [intransitive/transitive] simmer pronunciation in American English /ˈsɪmər/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theysimmer
he/she/itsimmers
present participlesimmering
past tensesimmered
past participlesimmered

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  1. to cook slowly at a temperature near boiling, or to cook something in this way

    Let the soup simmer for about 30 minutes.

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