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simmer

[′sim·ər]
(engineering)
The detectable leakage of fluid in a safety valve below the popping pressure.
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Dubai: As the battle between Indian security forces and terrorists holed up in Mumbai's Taj Mahal Hotel simmered down yesterday, the hotel staff said they were united in grief with those who fell to terrorists' bullets.
Thank God Red Nose Day seems to have simmered down a bit, but we still have to get through Valentine's Day, Father's Day, Mother's Day, even Grandparent's Day - that's a new one on me, but the grannies spotted it while rummaging in a card store.
RANCHO MIRAGE - As the celebration on the stadium court simmered down, Metallica's "Enter Sandman" blared over the loudspeakers at Mission Hills Country Club.
As I simmered down and my heart quit racing, I realized that this was, indeed, just one of life's little traumas--an inconvenience but nothing that should ruin the happy gathering and shared meal we had planned.
The feud with the British National League only simmered down when the Superleague ran aground.
Eleven years later, Blanchette's passion has simmered down to an absorption that keeps him happily creating seven days a week in the workshop of his business, DelCraft Acrylics.
This prevents the mushrooms from being simmered down to a pulp by overcooking in your sauce.
Once the pandemonium simmered down to mere madness, he and backing singer Janet Ramus squared up to each other for We Got Tonight.
The heated feminist debates of the early 1990s seem to have simmered down, but the flow of books about the future of women and feminism continues unabated.
Subsequently, Treasury secretaries George Shultz and James Baker relaxed and simmered down.
The crowds simmered down somewhat on the second and third days and all but dissipated on the last day.
But once the initial excitement simmered down, few railway companies made fortunes for anybody - and there were few tears from shareholders when the Attlee Government nationalised the survivors.