Meaning of boiling

boil•ing

Pronunciation: (boi'ling), [key]
— adj.
  1. having reached the boiling point; steaming or bubbling up under the action of heat: boiling water.
  2. fiercely churning or swirling: the boiling seas.
  3. (of anger, rage, etc.) intense; fierce; heated.
—adv.
  1. to an extreme extent; very: August is usually boiling hot; boiling mad.
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