Thesaurus / boiling


Wipe any excess food off your tongs, cutting board, and knife, then dunk them in the boiling water for a minute or two to sterilize them.

Considering the many of uses that fire provides, from water boiling, to heating, lighting, and cooking, it makes sense to carry multiple fire starting methods in your kit, but even these can be inadequate in cold, wet, and windy weather.

The 10-step guide to survival in an emergencyBy Tim MacWelch/Outdoor LifeSeptember 29, 2020Popular Science

It increasingly feels like America is reaching a boiling point, more raging bonfire than flash in the pan.

American Anger: Too Hot to Handle?Nick FouriezosSeptember 27, 2020Ozy

Workers and wildlife rescuers couldn’t immediately approach the site — it was 400 degrees underground, and if the earth exploded or gave way, they might be scalded or drown in boiling fluids.

Oil Companies Are Profiting From Illegal Spills. And California Lets Janet Wilson, The Desert Sun, and Lylla Younes, ProPublicaSeptember 18, 2020ProPublica

It’s a movement that has had its roots over multiple decades and reached a boiling point because of an extradition bill last year.

That sound is water in the electrolyte boiling, the chemist explains.

Sister Shriner is boiling over with railing toward God's pure little ones.

Now, if we consider that water raised to 212° is boiling, we shall be as much astonished at their powers of enduring heat as cold.

Who could be so credulous as to believe that minute organic forms could live through the boiling process?

There are two ways to clean the skeletons of large mammals: by boiling the bones, and by maceration.


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