What is the meaning of BOIL OVER?
for English Language Learners (ELL) – those learning to speak English as a Second Language (ESL), or English as an Additional Language (EAL)
a liquid flows over the sides of the container (such as the pot) while boiling
1. While she was talking on the phone, the potatoes boiled over.
2. The rice boiled over and made a sticky mess on the stovetop.
|present participle||BOILING OVER|
|past participle||BOILED OVER|