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boiling

  

      adj  
      adv  
1    very warm  
a boiling hot day     
      n  
2    the whole boiling  
Slang   the whole lot  


boiling point  
      n  
1    the temperature at which a liquid boils at a given pressure, usually atmospheric pressure at sea level; the temperature at which the vapour pressure of a liquid equals the external pressure  
2    Informal   the condition of being angered or highly excited  
boiling-water reactor  
      n   a nuclear reactor using water as coolant and moderator, steam being produced in the reactor itself: enriched uranium oxide cased in zirconium is the fuel,   (Abbrev.)    BWR  
stone boiling  
      n   a primitive method of boiling liquid with heated stones  
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boiling

  
1    baking, blistering, hot, roasting, scorching, tropical, very hot  
2    angry, choked, cross, enraged, fit to be tied     (slang)   foaming at the mouth, fuming, furious, incensed, indignant, infuriated, on the warpath  

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