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parboil

verb

1 parboil

Cook (vegetables) briefly:
— Parboil the beans before freezing them.

synonym: blanch.

Roget 384: heat, warm, chafe, stive, foment; make hot etc. 382; sun oneself, sunbathe.    go up in flames, burn to the ground (flame) 382.    ... show more

Roget 730: not complete etc. 729; leave unfinished etc. adj., leave undone, drop, put down; neglect etc. 460; let alone, let slip; ... show more

Dutch: blancheren, verbleken, witten




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