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boil•a•ble



Pronunciation: (boi'lu-bul), [key]
adj.
1. suitable or recommended for boiling: a diet of vegetables, rice, and other boilable foods.
2. (of sealed plastic bags or pouches) leakproof and immersible in boiling water so as to cook or heat the contents: dinner entrées in boilable bags that are slit open and emptied for serving.

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