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When the water boils, add the rice.
Boil some milk in a pan.
She put two pans of soup on to boil.
How long does it take to boil an egg?
James felt the fury boiling within him.
Boiling with rage, Kate slammed the car door and drove off.
This is the British English definition of boil. View American English definition of boil.
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