simmer means: When boiling hot liquid is used to cook food, small bubbles can form on the surface. However, boiling is far more gentle than cooking. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does simmer mean?

  • Cook food with liquid that has been heated just below the boiling point. (in Cooking Dictionary)
  • Cook the food gently, just below boiling point. The heat should not be too high if the food boils. (in Cooking Dictionary)
  • Cook liquids below boiling point at temperatures between 185 and 2100F, 85 to 990C. Bubbles slowly form and then collapse beneath the surface. (in Cooking Dictionary)
  • Cook gently, or keep the temperature at or below boiling point. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • To feel filled with untapped emotion. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • A state that is not agitated or in turmoil. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • To grow slowly or in an unexcited manner: synonym : Boil . (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Cook food gently in liquid that is just below or at the boiling point. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Keep (a liquid) at or below its boiling point. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • A state of or the process of simmering. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • After anger or excitement, to calm down. (in Merlin Dictionary)