Definition of 'boiling point'
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Once she'd got used to the motion and the fact that the temperature was at boiling point, Posy found it all enthralling.TICKLED PINK (2002) POLITICAL SUICIDE (2002) UNTO THE GRAVE (2002)
It was a situation that had been brewing to the boiling point.CHAINS OF COMMAND (2002)
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