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Process of vaporizing a liquid. Boiling water destroys most microorganisms (but may not destroy spores or viruses), solidifies (denatures) albumin, weakens fibrin and muscle proteins in meat, bursts starch granules, and softens cellulose in cereals and vegetables.


bringing to the boil.

boiling fowl
a mature hen of about 2 years of age, suitable for eating but requires prolonged cooking.
boiling test
meat that has a taint or which is beginning to decompose can have its bad odor intensified, for the purpose of convincing the doubters, by boiling a sample of it. Meat that is less than 24 hours old does not perform well in this test.

Patient discussion about boiling

Q. how do i get rid of boils I have been plagued by boils for about 3 to 4 years now, i get a boil, go to the doctor, get antibiotics, take them for 10 days, and about a week later the boils are back. I came accoss this site a week ago and learned about (turmeric) i purchased some, i've been taking it and i still manage to get more boils, i have one existing boil right now and a new one is forming please help because i don't have health insurance and it cost to much to keep going to the doctor and getting medicine for boils only to have the boils occur back in a weeks time please help, demario y

A. Have you ever consulted a dermatologist (a doctor that specialize in skin problems)? He or she may diagnose the problem more accurately and address it better. What you describe may be acne or other disease that are treated by such doctors.

Anyway, you can find several suggestions about preventing boils here ( and here (

Q. hey how about having brown rice in place of white or boiled rice…….?

A. Brown rice is a good carb, plus I personally think it tastes delicious.

Q. what should i do if i got burned from boiling water? how should i take care of my self? will i get a scar?

A. ooooOOOooo! i hope you are asking a hypothetic question... a friend wife of mine still got scars from a boiling water accident a few years back. anyway, here is a site that gives instructions on how to react after burns. boiling water is probably second degree burns:

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Figure 4 shows the typical layout of a boiling test.
Due to the boiling test based on visual inspection or outer shell temperature measurements has several limitations, an innovative instrumentation procedure for EGR coolers with thermocouples was developed.
Sticks still burning were extinguished and then weighed together with the leftover wood not used in the stove (The Water Boiling Test, 2013).
As with the cold-start test phase, this second phase aimed to make the water in the pot on the main burner reach local boiling temperature, after which the same procedure described for the cold-start phase was applied, except that the charcoal remaining in the combustion chamber was not weighed (The Water Boiling Test, 2013).
00 Table 3: Parameters determined from Water Boiling Test High-Power High-Power (Cold Start) Phase (Hot Start) Phase Parameters Traditional Nozzle Traditional Nozzle determined 3-stone Type 3-stone Type from WBT open fire Stove open fire Stove Burning 0.
1 shows the temperature rise versus time for the water boiling tests carried out with the nozzle type stove and the traditional three stone open-fire for the high-power (cold start), high-power (hot Start) and low-power (simmer) phase tests respectively.
5 of PS 1-95 requires that both vacuum-pressure tests and boiling tests be performed on samples cut from plywood manufactured with exterior glue.