[ US /ˈsɪmɝɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /sˈɪməɹɪŋ/ ]
  1. cooking in a liquid that has been brought to a boil
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How To Use simmering In A Sentence

  • Ballymaloe take a more seasonal approach to things by using redcurrant rather than lemon juice, made by simmering a couple of punnets of the astringent little fruits with water, and then pushing them through a sieve. How to make perfect strawberry jam
  • This is a case of simmering rage and resentment at the stick from outsiders, which will come nicely to the boil at 8pm tonight. The Sun
  • The row has been simmering for some time.
  • Slow simmering retains the alcohol; fast boiling dissipates it.
  • Questions might well be asked about the sudden eruption of a long simmering dispute immediately after the general election.
  • The pot of water was now simmering away, and Nora had not returned.
  • While the sausages are simmering, remove the grapes from their stems, wash, and place in a bowl.
  • But what we do now know is that there endures, in many apparently civilised quarters, a simmering rage of misogyny and mistrust. Times, Sunday Times
  • A simmering row ended with her letting fly with a stream of obscenities.
  • The province was attacked a month ago after weeks of simmering tension.
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