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  • v. boil again

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • v. To boil, or to cause to boil, again.
  • v. Fig.: To make or to become hot.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To bubble up; effervesce; ferment.
  • To boil again.
  • To cause to boil again; subject again to boiling.


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  • Grandma porter gets up kettle of boiled water and I reboil with our outfit and with cubes bought in Germany make Bullion.

    Empire of Dreams

  • You may need to reboil to incorporate the new additions, then leave to simmer.

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  • Of course if you are sometimes like me and get it wrong, strain through a fine strainer, pushing any lumps through and scrape the bottom of the strainer for this thick liquid, put back into the gravy and reboil.

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  • If you cover the kettle the water will quickly reboil.

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  • My mother would take a bone that had been boiled, and reboil it, and make corn dumplings out of it for us to eat.

    M. L. Latta (Morgan London), b. 1853. The History of My Life and Work. Autobiography by Rev. M. L. Latta, A.M., D.D.

  • The next day remove the pork from the braising juices, keep half of the juice to reheat the pork , the remainder bring to the boil and reduce by half, add the double cream, reboil and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes, until a nice sauce consistency is achieved, season to taste and strain.

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  • Should you find the beef under-done, you may reboil it next day; putting it into boiling-water and letting it simmer for half an hour or more, according to its size.

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  • After the first time, you have only to boil and reboil the syrup; as it is not probable that it will require any further clarifying if carefully skimmed.

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  • Targets end uses, such as process steam and reboil­ should be routinely adjusted for process ers. feed-rate changes.

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  • If you intend the keep the salsa for a few days, you have to reboil the blended salsa until the right amount of consistency.

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