Definition of boiling point noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    boiling point

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  1. 1 the temperature at which a liquid starts to boil The boiling point of water is 212°F.
  2. 2the point at which a person becomes very angry, or a situation is likely to become violent Racial tension has reached boiling point.
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