Definition of 'simmer'

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Example sentences containing 'simmer'

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Push the fish under the liquid and simmer gently until just tender. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Slowly bring to simmering point then turn the heat very low. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Stir and leave to gently simmer for five minutes. The Sun (2016)Stir well and reduce the heat to a simmer. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This constantly simmering conflict is taken out on the civilian population. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Allow to simmer for half an hour. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Turn down to a simmer and continue cooking until reduced by half. The Sun (2013)Place sauce and herbs in a small pan and simmer until sauce is warmed. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Simmer the stock in a pan on a low heat. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Pour the stock into a saucepan and heat to just below a simmer. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Drop in one batch of the frozen spinach and bring to simmering point. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Reduce to the lowest possible heat and barely simmer for two hours. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Bring to a simmer and cook for five minutes. The Sun (2015)Cover the pan and simmer for two to three minutes. The Sun (2010)Pour in the stock and simmer until the potatoes are tender. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Bring them to the boil and simmer until just cooked. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Cover with the lid and allow to come back up to simmering point again. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Reduce the heat to a simmer and leave to cook until the vegetables are tender. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Simmer gently for about 10 minutes until just cooked through. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Half cover and simmer for 15 minutes until the potatoes are tender. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Simmer gently for a further 2-3 min. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I found myself simmering gently with rage most of the way through. Times, Sunday Times (2015)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 (2009)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 (2015)

Synonyms of 'simmer'

bubble, stew, boil gently, seethe

Trends of 'simmer'

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Translations for 'simmer'

British English: simmer /ˈsɪmə/ VERB
When you simmer food, you cook it gently at just below boiling point.
Simmer the fruit and sugar together.
Turn down the heat so the sauce simmers gently.
  • American English: simmer
  • Arabic: يَغْلِي بِرِفْق
  • Brazilian Portuguese: cozinhar em fogo fraco
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: ključati
  • Czech: mírně povařit
  • Danish: simre
  • Dutch: sudderen
  • European Spanish: hervir a fuego lento
  • Finnish: kiehua hiljalleen
  • French: mijoter
  • German: köcheln
  • Greek: σιγοβράζω
  • Italian: cuocere a fuoco lento
  • Japanese: 弱火でとろとろ煮る
  • Korean: 서서히 끓다
  • Norwegian: småkoke
  • Polish: ugotować się na wolnym ogniu
  • European Portuguese: cozinhar em lume brando
  • Romanian: a fierbe la foc mic
  • Russian: варить на медленном огне
  • Spanish: hervir a fuego lento
  • Swedish: sjuda
  • Thai: ตุ๋น
  • Turkish: yavaş yavaş kaynatmak
  • Ukrainian: закипати
  • Vietnamese: ninh nhỏ lửa


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