Simmer Sim"mer, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Simmered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Simmering}.] [Prov. E. also simper; -- an onomatopoetic word.] To boil gently, or with a gentle hissing; to begin to boil. [1913 Webster]

I simmer as liquor doth on the fire before it beginneth to boil. --Palsgrave. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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