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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.
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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.
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It increasingly feels like America is reaching a boiling point, more raging bonfire than flash in the pan.
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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.
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It’s a movement that has had its roots over multiple decades and reached a boiling point because of an extradition bill last year.
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That sound is water in the electrolyte boiling, the chemist explains.
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The camp grew still, except for the rough and ready cook pottering about the fire, boiling buffalo-meat and mixing biscuit-dough.
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The color does not disappear upon boiling, which excludes diacetic acid.
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She was boiling mullets over a few red coals in the huge fireplace.
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Starch is insoluble in cold water, but by boiling, it dissolves, forming a thick paste.
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WORDS RELATED TO BOILING

  • barmy
  • boiling
  • burbling
  • carbonated
  • creamy
  • ebullient
  • effervescent
  • fermented
  • fizzy
  • frothy
  • lathery
  • scummy
  • seething
  • simmering
  • spumescent
  • spumous
  • spumy
  • sudsy
  • yeasty
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