how to pronounce boiling


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boiling is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of boiling in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… okay if your blood's not boiling at this …”

meanings of boiling


  1. Of the weather: very hot.
  2. Of a thing: extremely hot or active.
  3. Of a person: feeling uncomfortably hot.
  4. That boils or boil.


  1. The process of changing the state of a substance from liquid to gas by heating it to its boiling point.
  2. An animation style with constantly changing wavy outlines, giving a shimmering or wobbling appearance.


  1. Present participle of boil.


  1. Extremely.

boiling frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word boiling occurs in english on average 12.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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