Definitions

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  • n. The action of boiling.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The action of boiling; boiling. [Obs.] See ebullition.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or state of boiling; ebullition.

Etymologies

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Latin bullire, bullitum, to boil. See boil (verb). See ebullition.

Examples

  • Les techniques de filtration ou de dcantation et l’usage des rcipients neufs n’ayant pas encore servi auxquels il recours, de mme que la prise en compte des formes pharmaceutiques (surtout le dcoct; donc aprs bullition) et de la voie d’administration (surtout orale ou externe) expliquent en partie la situation.

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