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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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A mighty fire was blazing on the hearth and roaring up the wide chimney with a cheerful sound, which a large iron cauldron, bubbling and simmering in the heat, lent its pleasant aid to swell.
While this is simmering, puree the remaining sweetcorn with the milk in a blender until smooth.
When the soup has been simmering for an hour, remove it from the heat, then liquidise it if possible.
Doctoring up store-bought broth by simmering and infusing it with ingredients such as herbs, garlic and aromatic spices is a perfectly acceptable shortcut.
For a "creamy" soup, stir in a cup of low-fat milk after simmering or top each bowl with a dollop of plain low-fat yogurt.
Reheat in a saucepan of simmering water for 10 minutes.
Simmering food slowly, for a long time, helps the juices penetrate the whole.
Of all of winter's foods, fondue is the most communal, bringing friends together around a simmering chafing dish.
The tantalizing aroma of a homemade soup, simmering all day on the kitchen stove, has stirred our appetities for centuries.
Cut carrots into 1/4-inch slices and add to broth; continue simmering, covered, until carrots are tender to bite, about 10 minutes longer.
The dual valve burners offer even greater accuracy and control while simmering, so delicate chocolate and fragile butter never scorch.
While sugar and water are simmering, beat egg whites until stiff in bowl of an electric mixer.