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English noun: simmer

1. simmer (attribute) temperature just below the boiling point


SamplesThe stew remained at a simmer for hours.


Broader (hypernym)temperature


English verb: simmer

1. simmer (change) boil slowly at low temperature


SamplesSimmer the sauce.
Simmering water.


ExamplesThe chefs simmer the vegetables


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)boil


Domain categorycookery, cooking, preparation









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