parboil definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To prepare partly by boiling for a brief period: parboiled then sautéed the new potatoes.
    • To susceptible to intense, frequently uncomfortable heat.
    • To boil or cook thoroughly.
    • To boil to some extent; to prepare partially by boiling.
    • to complete (some thing) only part way, or incompletely. Additionally used intransitively.
  • verb:
    • To boil food briefly so that it is partially cooked.
    • cook (vegetables) briefly
  • others:
    • To boil completely.
    • To boil somewhat or perhaps in a moderate level; half-boil.

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