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Boiling Definition

Chemistry Glossary Definition of Boiling

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This water is boiling.

This water is boiling.

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Definition: a phase transition from the liquid state to the gas state, usually occurring when a liquid is heated to its boiling point.

Also Known As: ebullition

Example: boiling is seen when water is heated until it forms steam

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