boilable
adjective see boil I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • boilable — /boy leuh beuhl/, adj. 1. suitable or recommended for boiling: a diet of vegetables, rice, and other boilable foods. 2. (of sealed plastic bags or pouches) leakproof and immersible in boiling water so as to cook or heat the contents: dinner… …   Universalium

  • boilable — /boy leuh beuhl/, adj. 1. suitable or recommended for boiling: a diet of vegetables, rice, and other boilable foods. 2. (of sealed plastic bags or pouches) leakproof and immersible in boiling water so as to cook or heat the contents: dinner… …   Useful english dictionary

  • boilable — adjective Capable of, or suitable for, being boiled. a boilable food package …   Wiktionary

  • boil — I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French buillir, boillir, from Latin bullire to bubble, from bulla bubble Date: 13th century intransitive verb 1. a. to come to the boiling point b. to generate bubbles of vapor when heated used of a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nonboilable — adjective Not boilable …   Wiktionary

  • formalin — /ˈfɔmələn / (say fawmuhluhn) noun an aqueous solution of formaldehyde used as a sterilising solution for non boilable material, in the treatment of warts, and as a preservative for biological specimens. {trademark} …   Australian English dictionary

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