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English noun: boiling point

1. boiling point (attribute) the temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level

SamplesThey brought the water to a boil.


Broader (hypernym)temperature

2. boiling point (attribute) being highly angry or excited; ready to boil over

SamplesAfter an hour of waiting I was at the boiling point.

Broader (hypernym)excitability, excitableness, volatility

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