Place in boiling salted water to cover and simmer, uncovered, for about 10 minutes or until tender.
Wash rice and add to the boiling water, let it cook until the rice becomes soft (you can test this by biting a few grains).
The Iranian and Hezbollah intervention in Syria this spring has exacerbated the tensions to the boiling point.
They have a vat of boiling oil, which is just about tipping to the brim and aimed at the merry intruders.
When the volcano blew its top, thousands perished, immolated by fire, boiling magma, and ash.
Already the middle of the body and the shoulders quivered like water on the point of boiling.
All below heaven is seething and boiling, said Chieh-ni, who can change it?
Its boiling point, namely -269°, is the lowest temperature yet reached.
They should not be put into the water until this is at a boiling point.
Agnes was bending with red eyes over a kettle which was boiling on the fire.
early 13c., from Old French bolir "boil, bubble up, ferment, gush" (12c., Modern French bouillir), from Latin bullire "to bubble, seethe," from PIE base *beu- "to swell" (see bull (n.2)). The native word is seethe. Figurative sense of "to agitate the feelings" is from 1640s.
I am impatient, and my blood boyls high. [Thomas Otway, "Alcibiades," 1675]Related: Boiled; boiling. Boiling point is recorded from 1773.
"hard tumor," altered from Middle English bile (Kentish bele), perhaps by association with the verb; from Old English byl, byle "boil, carbuncle," from West Germanic *buljon- "swelling" (cf. Old Frisian bele, Old High German bulia, German Beule). Perhaps ultimately from PIE root *bhel- (2) "to swell" (see bole), or from *beu- "to grow, swell" (see bull (n.2); also cf. boast). Cf. Old Irish bolach "pustule," Gothic ufbauljan "to puff up," Icelandic beyla "hump."
A painful, circumscribed pus-filled inflammation of the skin and subcutaneous tissue usually caused by a local staphylococcal infection. Also called furuncle.
(rendered "botch" in Deut. 28:27, 35), an aggravated ulcer, as in the case of Hezekiah (2 Kings 20:7; Isa. 38:21) or of the Egyptians (Ex. 9:9, 10, 11; Deut. 28:27, 35). It designates the disease of Job (2:7), which was probably the black leprosy.