rolling boil

[ roh-ling boil ]
/ ˈroʊ lɪŋ ˈbɔɪl /


a vigorous boil in which the bubbles do not lessen when the liquid is stirred: Bring the pasta to a rolling boil over high heat.

Nearby words

  1. rollick,
  2. rollicking,
  3. rollicksome,
  4. rolling,
  5. rolling bearing,
  6. rolling friction,
  7. rolling hitch,
  8. rolling kitchen,
  9. rolling launch,
  10. rolling meadows

Origin of rolling boil

First recorded in 1930–35 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019