Usage examples for boiling

  1. We had to leave our boiling coffee behind us- one of the greatest hardships I have ever known. – Taken Alive by E. P. Roe
  2. Just you wait till I gets the water boiling. – Six Plays by Florence Henrietta Darwin
  3. The real significance of the expression is of course that it seems to take so long for the water to boil that we become impatient while watching and it looks to us as though the boiling process would really never occur. – Health Through Will Power by James J. Walsh
  4. After boiling half an hour, remove one- third the water, and fill up with fresh boiling water, and keep covered until done. – Cookery for Little Girls by Olive Hyde Foster
  5. He folded his arms and looked mutely toward the boiling lake. – The Land of the Changing Sun by William N. Harben
  6. I was just about to call your attention to the kettle, which is boiling over. – Countess Erika's Apprenticeship by Ossip Schubin
  7. Without boiling water or a hot iron it was impossible to clear the pumps. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
  8. The water rushed past the stern, boiling and singing on its way. – The Go Ahead Boys on Smugglers' Island by Ross Kay
  9. While they were boiling Tom went off once more, and found some wild strawberries. – Lost in the Fog by James De Mille
  10. It's always seemed such an awful thing to be left in- like boiling oil. – The Moon out of Reach by Margaret Pedler
  11. For a moment the hunchback and the steer passed out of sight in the boiling eddy, then they reached the open, went through it, and struck up- stream for the ferry landing. – Dwellers in the Hills by Melville Davisson Post
  12. Go back, and when they are ready to throw you in the cauldron, do you run boldly and leap yourself into the boiling water. – Old Peter's Russian Tales by Arthur Ransome
  13. I have no knife or plate or cup; and I prefer a glass of boiling water to tea. – A Diary Without Dates by Enid Bagnold
  14. Mrs. Petley came down to find her kitchen in the possession of two grave silent Chinamen who had lighted the fire and were boiling water for tea. – The Mandarin's Fan by Fergus Hume
  15. It will be boiling by this time." – Love of Brothers by Katharine Tynan
  16. She had gone into the house by the back kitchen door, leaving it open, and he heard her speaking to the girl about the water being 'really boiling. – The House of Souls by Arthur Machen
  17. Cora was indignant to the boiling- point. – The Henchman by Mark Lee Luther
  18. Fish should not be put in to fry until the fat is boiling hot; it is very necessary to observe this. – The American Frugal Housewife by Lydia M. Child
  19. We'll get it to boiling in a minute, and..." – Six Feet Four by Jackson Gregory