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- 1 English
- 2 German
- 3 Scots
- 4 West Frisian
- simber (obsolete)
- Rhymes: -ɪmə(r)
- The state or process of simmering.
- The kettle was kept on the simmer.
process of simmering
- (intransitive) To cook or undergo heating slowly at or below the boiling point.
- The soup simmered on the stove.
- (transitive) To cause to cook or to cause to undergo heating slowly at or below the boiling point.
- Simmer the soup for five minutes, then serve.
- (intransitive) To remain angry with someone or something past the point of exhaustion; to resign oneself to holding a grudge, especially after some failed attempts to resolve a situation.
- I tried to get through to him; all that's left for me to do is simmer.
(intransitive) to cook or undergo heating slowly
(transitive) to cause to cook or undergo heating slowly
This contraction is common throughout central Germany, southern Germany, and Austria. It is only occasionally heard in northern Germany.
simmer (plural simmers)
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