Meaning of 沸

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Pinyin: fèi
English Definition: to boil
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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Similar Characters: 彿
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Example Words
沸腾 fèi téng (of a liquid) to boil; (of sentiments etc) to boil over; to flare up; to be impassioned
沸沸扬扬 fèi fèi yáng yáng bubbling and gurgling; hubbubing; abuzz
鼎沸 dǐng fèi a confused noise; a racket
沸点 fèi diǎn boiling point
煮沸 zhǔ fèi to boil
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Example Sentences
The entire stadium erupted in cheers from the fans.
The news spread like wildfire.
She poured boiling water into the teapot.
This type of black tea needs to be brewed with boiling water.