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SIMMERING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does simmering mean? 

SIMMERING (noun)
  The noun SIMMERING has 1 sense:

1. cooking in a liquid that has been brought to a boil

  Familiarity information: SIMMERING used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SIMMERING (noun)


Sense 1simmering [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cooking in a liquid that has been brought to a boil

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

simmering; boiling; stewing

Hypernyms ("simmering" is a kind of...):

cookery; cooking; preparation (the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "simmering"):

decoction ((pharmacology) the extraction by boiling of water-soluble drug substances)


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