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boil2 a swollen, painful sore that is filled with pus and is caused by a bacterial infection.
boil down to lessen something by boiling. [2 definitions]
boil down to of a thing, to have (something) as its central cause, fundamental essence, or core significance. [3 definitions]
boiler a sealed container or system of containers that when used with a source of heat generates steam for heat or power. [3 definitions]
boilermaker one who makes or repairs boilers. [2 definitions]
boilerplate in journalism, written material created by a news agency or similar business that is typeset and ready to be used across various syndicated publications. [5 definitions]
boiling point the temperature at which the vapor pressure of a liquid equals atmospheric pressure and the liquid boils. [2 definitions]
boil over to boil to overflowing.
Boise the capital of Idaho.
boisterous loud, unrestrained, and in high spirits; rowdy. [2 definitions]
bok choy a cabbagelike Asian plant, related to mustard, with crisp green leaves on white stalks. [2 definitions]
bola a throwing weapon with heavy balls attached to the ends of a rope, used by South American herdsmen to entangle the legs of cattle and game.
bold brave; daring. [5 definitions]
boldface a typeface with heavy, thick lines, often used for emphasis. [2 definitions]
bold-faced brazen; forward. [2 definitions]
bole the trunk of a tree.
bolero a fitted jacket that ends at or above the waist and is worn open at the front. [2 definitions]
bolide a large, exceptionally bright meteor, esp. one that explodes in the earth's atmosphere.
bolivar the chief monetary unit of Venezuela, equaling one hundred centimos.
Bolivia a South American country south of Brazil and Peru.
boliviano the chief monetary unit of Bolivia, equaling one thousand pesos.